Course Details

Health Data:Classification and Compliance

This course will provide students with a basic understanding of health data and practical proficiency of its utility; it is important not only on a personal health level, but also as a lynchpin in seeking professional opportunities. It will cover various issues relevant to uses of data in healthcare, including healthcare informatics and big data analytics. Some other applications include government regulations in managing US healthcare, priorities of healthcare systems in enhancing research, big data challenges for medical device and pharma companies, and solving unique healthcare problems through data in start-up world. The course is distributed in 6 topics with several subtopics and structured to include lectures, cases, demonstrations, and expert appearances. The six topics are: Types of Health Data; Health Data Sources; Use and Accessibility of Health Data; Compliance: Health Data Security, Privacy, and Legal; Data Standards; and Interoperability and Data Sharing. Evaluation Methods: No final exam. Final project and some peer-to-peer evaluations. Class Materials: No required textbook. Material will be posted online.

Catalog Number: REGLAW 945-0


Course History

Spring 2017
Title: Health Data:Classification and Compliance
Faculty: Goel, Satyender
Section: 1     Credits: 1.5
Capacity: 20     Actual: 13

Spring 2016
Title: Health Data Classification and Compliance
Faculty: Goel, Satyender
Section: 1     Credits: 1.5
Capacity: 24     Actual: 10