A Most Rewarding Education at the Frontiers of Health Care and Data Analytics
Over the last decade Data Analytics has emerged to be the most significant undertaking in healthcare towards promoting better patient health outcomes and decreasing costs. With the widespread adoption of Electronic Health Records and other digital systems and tools a large amount of data, both structured and unstructured, need to be processed and analyzed for making useful inferences and predictions and improve health outcomes. Examples of such applications include disease prediction using AI and machine learning techniques, clinical risk stratification for insurance, genomic research for personalized medicine, point of care clinical decision support all of which require advanced knowledge of not only healthcare but also the ability to collect, process, store, safeguard and analyze the data towards the intended outcomes and applications.
The Masters in Health Informatics degree program is specifically designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of the appropriate systems, software and analytical techniques for use in Hospitals, Pharmaceutical Organizations, Health Insurance Companies and such. The program curriculum provides ample knowledge and practice of the use of state of the art analytical techniques and industrial strength software for graduates to analyze, evaluate and implement the next generation of health informatics systems and services. Graduates from this program would be ideally suited for position titles such as “Clinical Data Analyst”, “Clinical Data Specialist” and the like all with excellent career growth and personal/salary advancement potential. Our graduates find well-paying jobs and/or get career enhancements at their current workplaces within months of graduation corroborating the value and importance of this fast growing field of Health Informatics and the critical role it plays in the current and future practice of Healthcare.