Healthcare Analytics Certificate Program

  • UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education
  • Remote
  • Nov 27, 2020
Part time Education Health Care Information Technology

Job Description

Improving Health Care Through Analytics

The increasing availability of electronic health data creates an incredible opportunity to apply large-scale, clinical analytics to improve health care, manage risks and improve patient outcomes. UC Davis Division of Continuing and Professional Education’s online Healthcare Analytics Certificate Program gives you the knowledge and practical skills to become a leader in this high-demand niche of the healthcare industry.

Earn your certificate in just 5 online classes!

What You’ll Learn

This career-oriented program gives you the knowledge to succeed as a clinical and operational analyst in health care. Providing a strong foundation in the structure of healthcare data, it dives into hands-on coding and exposes you to leading industry applications such as SQL, SAS and Tableau. You’ll graduate from the program with a comprehensive understanding of the use and implementation of healthcare analytics, including:

  • The changing context of healthcare services, the trend from volume to value-based purchasing and the role of data in promoting improved outcomes
  • How to construct data files using advanced statistical and data programming techniques
  • How to design data models that integrate patient data from multiple sources to create comprehensive, patient-centered views of data
  • Analytic strategy to frame a potential issue and solution relevant to health improvement of patient populations
  • Integrating clinical and business data to assess or compare the cost effectiveness of clinical interventions or processes
  • Analysis of the distribution of disease and health outcomes in relevant populations of interest
  • The application of clinical analytics to various contexts of quality improvement

How You’ll Benefit

The program features:

  • Online convenience
  • World-class curriculum developed by experts across several health systems, including UC Davis
  • Access to industry-leading instructors, including UC Davis faculty, who have significant experience in healthcare analytics
  • Hands-on access to analytics software and live data sets
  • Practical knowledge you can use immediately in the workplace
  • Small class sizes with exceptional networking opportunities