3 semester credit hours/meets part of the advanced informatics competencies
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor
This course will expose students to 'Big Data' projects in biomedicine and healthcare. Through real-world examples we will explore the challenges and success faced by initiatives to improve health care delivery through big data projects. Specific topics may include but are not limited to the V's of Big Data (volume, velocity, variety, veracity, and value), data analytics, accountable care organizations and population health management.