Data Literacy

Definition: Understand the principles of statistics, analytics, computer science, and predictive modeling to analyze and address complex problems and issues. Example: Direct the analysis of future outcomes using predictive modeling.

Relates to: Generate Data-Driven Insight

SKILL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

ONLINE RESOURCES

SHSMD logo icon How Data-Driven Insights Are Transforming Healthcare Marketing Strategies
SHSMD logo icon Price and Quality Transparency: Analyzing the Publicly Available Information for Strategic Advantage
SHSMD logo icon Right on Target: Looking at the People Behind the Numbers
SHSMD logo icon The Newest Mega-Trend in Healthcare: Performance Transparency Using Big Data
SHSMD logo icon Using Predictive Modeling to Maximize Efficiency and Reduce Healthcare Costs in Your Organization

BOOKS

Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight, 1st Edition
 

COURSE, WORKSHOP, OR SEMINAR

 

Data Science and Machine Learning Essentials
Data Science Specialization (9 Course Introduction to Data Science)
School of Data: Entry-level Online Courses

 

TOOL RESOURCES

Tools to support this skill may include:

Visualization: Data Visualization Catalog
GIS (Geographic Information System): The Prognosis for GIS in Health Care is Excellent
GIS (Geographic Information System): CDC GIS Resources