Skip to 0 minutes and 6 secondsWhy do we collect data? What can you do with your data now? What would you like to be able to do with your data in the future? How can working with data save lives? Improve life expectancies? And make us happier? What are the necessary methods, and tools, to make better use of data? How do you plan, organise, and manage data usefully, according to up-to-date governance, and data-sharing legislation? The Power of Data in Health and Social Care
Duration 3 weeks
Weekly study 4 hours
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Harness the power of data to improve and develop health and social care services
Data can be powerful in health and social care. It can be used to develop new services, influence strategies, inform budget decisions and optimise processes and policy.
On this course you’ll learn how to make the most of data. Find out what data should be gathered, best practices around data governance, what tools and techniques will help you manage and analyse data, and how to work collaboratively with data scientists and digital teams.
Using real world case studies you’ll gain practical experience of that you can use in your own work to create sustainable health and social care services.
What topics will you cover?
The course is designed to equip participants with the ability to understand, communicate and manage:
- The value of data science and analytics for improving health and care service design and provision
- Data Collection, Preparation and Management
- Data Analytics Methods and Tools and their practical uses
- Ethics and Information governance considerations including GDPR guidance
- How to generate and communicate meaningful insight from analytics
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
Who is the course for?
The course is for frontline, middle and senior management staff working in the health and care sectors. The course will also be suitable for students, academics and industry suppliers of services and systems to healthcare.
Who will you learn with?
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