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What will we learn?

This is an overview of topics covered in Week 1 as well as an outline of the key learning that will occur in this week.
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We would recommend that you think about the areas we are looking to focus on and what that may mean to you.

The following areas will be addressed:

  • Why data is important for the Health and Care Sector
  • Data basics
  • Strategies, governance and policies
  • Best practice examples
  • How do you currently use data?
  • Collecting the right data
  • Making the most of the data within your organisation
  • Building the business case
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