Data Visualization in Health Care




A picture is worth a thousand words. Shear amount digital information collected in healthcare brings opportunities and challenges at the same time. Decision-makers are challenged to take timely actions with this data yet are not equipped with required tools to help them in this process. Proper visualization of data empowers them in this task.In this course, we will introduce the foundation concepts of data visualization such as proper use of different graphs. The course will cover the complete life-cycle of data visualization including requirement analysis, data preparation, graphing, validation and sustainability plan.We also cover both best practices and latest trends such as interactivity, story-telling and visual analytics that currently drive the demand in the market. It will include hands-on exercises using the best BI tools as identified by the Gartner’s Magic Quadrant and group activities to augment kinesthetic learning.


After successful completion of this course, the students will be able to identify the requirements for answering a specific question in healthcare, graphically representing the evidence with a proposed action plan in an engaging story-based format that is simple, appealing, timely and sustainable to derive best decisions.