In recent years, with rapid adoption of IT in the Healthcare sector, healthcare organizations are able to capture large amounts of data. These data come from variety of sources starting from patients, nurses, doctors, support staff, administration, vendors etc. These data are recorded in different forms like patient records, patient satisfaction surveys, patient complaint registers, quality of care assessments, usage statistics of medical facilities, employee satisfaction surveys, employee training reports, purchase registers, journals and ledgers etc. Effective analysis of these large amounts of organizational data can lead to better decision making. For example, one may discover more cost effective treatment paths which can help in accurate diagnosis of ailments, deliver quicker treatments to patients, improve usage of hospital facilities, help in effective planning, ensure proper allocation of medical and non-medical resources for improving customer satisfaction, etc.
The objective of this programme is to provide an in depth understanding of concepts and techniques useful for analysis of healthcare data for effective healthcare management.
The programme is divided into the following modules:
Decision Making with Data
Cost Data Analysis
Data Analysis for Quality Improvement
Economics of Healthcare
Health Management Information Systems
(For more details, please refer the programme brochure)
This programme is intended for senior managers / administrators in the healthcare sector who require an in-depth understanding of data analytic concepts and techniques that are needed for better decision making.