Year of Publication: 2014
Author(s) : Raymond A. Gensinger
Analytics in Healthcare: An Introduction provides a clear, straightforward roadmap to achieving your goals within the domain of healthcare analytics. Whether you are a student looking for a career path or a staff member within a healthcare organization needing to apply the value that your institution’s data can provide, this manual will give you direction. Building on chapters that describe the evolution of healthcare analytics, others then address current and upcoming challenges including productive data mining from electronic health records, data governance, and the DELTA analytics maturity model. An appendix with learning modules for healthcare providers on secondary use of data as well as a comprehensive glossary are unique features of the book. The authors’ varied experiences and perspectives demonstrate the range of opportunities where healthcare analytics can be applied to make a difference in the current healthcare climate. As a quick and manageable read, this to-the-point resource serves as an invaluable tool to building your analytics program.