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Healthcare Technology Courses Powered by EmergingEd: Healthcare Informatics Foundations & Frameworks

Now, more than ever, the healthcare informatics field needs professionals who can use emerging technology to improve patient outcomes and optimize care delivery. Healthcare Informatics Foundations and Frameworks provides you with the necessary skills to assess and apply medical systems, software, devices, and databases within the healthcare field. Through real-world examples, this health technology course will teach you to adjust to evolving policy requirements, safeguard patient information and utilize evidence-based medicine to answer clinical questions.

Course dates: Ongoing enrollment
Course duration: 8 weeks
Fee: $1,500
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Instructor: Dr. Vikas Kumar

Dr. Vikas “Vik” Kumar is a physician-turned-data scientist from Niskayuna, New York. He earned his M.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh, but he discovered his true calling of computers and data science shortly afterward. Kumar then earned his M.S. degree from the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology and subsequently began his career as a healthcare data scientist. He has participated in many successful projects related to descriptive, predictive and population health analytics. He currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, and works as a data scientist at Digital Envoy, a well-established company in the digital marketing industry. 

In 2018 Kumar published Healthcare Analytics Made Simple (Packt), a self-contained, all-in-one primer on healthcare analytics, covering topics including healthcare system foundations, healthcare quality and incentive programs, computer programming, data science and machine learning. He has presented his research and work at many academic conferences and community meetings, including the KDD data science conference and recently at the Data Science ATL Healthcare Analytics Meetup. Kumar has also appeared in several peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA). 

Kumar has a B.S. degree in neuroscience from Brown University.
 

Healthcare Technology Courses Powered by EmergingEd: Healthcare Analytics Foundations and Frameworks

What does it look like when data is used for good? In this new era of healthcare, we’re all relying on data and statistics to dictate best practices. Healthcare professionals must be prepared to sort through big data and utilize it to improve patient outcomes. Through real-world case studies, Healthcare Analytics Foundations and Frameworks provides you with the necessary skills to evaluate machine learning interventions and their impact on patient care, alleviate high healthcare costs by using data collected to improve care quality and outcomes and apply predictive analytics across the care continuum for diseases.

Course dates: Ongoing enrollment
Course duration: 4 weeks
Fee: $500
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Instructor: Dr. Vikas Kumar
See bio. above.



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