Professional Certificate in Healthcare Computational Systems
Health Informatics for Healthcare Professionals:
To be advised
Healthcare Information Systems:
To be advised
Professional Certificate in Healthcare Analytics and Storytelling
17 Oct, 18 Oct, 20 Oct 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Classroom Learning
Communicating Insights with Data Storytelling:
23 Nov, 24 Nov, 27 Nov 2023 | 9am – 5.30pm | Classroom Learning (Classes are fully booked)
28 Nov, 4 Dec, 8 Dec 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Classroom Learning
Professional Certificate in Health Information Management
Patient Data Security and Privacy:
11 Oct, 12 Oct, 13 Oct 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Classroom Learning
Digital Project Management for Informaticians:
24 Oct, 25 Oct, 27 Oct 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Classroom Learning
Duration: 18 Days
This Advanced Professional Certificate will equip learners with the following competencies:
- Understand the inter-relation among Computer Science, Information Science and Health Science to support the management and processing of data, information and knowledge in healthcare delivery.
- Apply Health Informatics to advance healthcare delivery and practice to ultimately improve patient outcomes.
- Understand the importance of data to a healthcare institution for operations and planning, evaluation of performance goals and improvement of service and patient care.
- Learn the tools and techniques to clean, process, analyse and interpret various categories of healthcare analytics.
- Discuss how information system security affects privacy, confidentiality, and security.
- Discuss the impact that Internet technology has on the security of health-related information.
- Apply the various models and tools learnt in Digital Project Management.
- Understand Requirements Management in relations to planning and executing digital projects.
Job Role Readiness
It will prepare learners in the following job roles to perform their responsibilities more effectively
- Healthcare informaticians, IT, Nurses, supporting staff and healthcare software providers.
- Nursing and clinical employees who are responsible for improving, clinical, patients and delivery processes.
Who Should Attend
Mid-career PMETs looking to pivot into nursing informatics area or job roles.
At least a polytechnic diploma (or equivalent)
(Click their photos to view their short biographies)
Assoc Prof Danny Poo
Assoc Prof Danny Poo brings with him 35 years of Software Engineering and Information Technology and Management experience. A graduate from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), England, Dr Poo is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Information Systems and Analytics, National University of Singapore. Prior to joining the University, Dr Poo was with the System Operations at DBSBank, Singapore.
A Steering Committee member of the Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference, Dr Poo is actively involved in Information Management and Healthcare Analytics research. A well-known speaker in seminars, Dr Poo has conducted numerous in-house training and consultancy for organizations, both locally and regionally. Dr Poo is the author of 5 books on Object-Oriented Software Engineering, Java Programming language and Enterprise JavaBeans.
Dr Poo notable teaching credentials include:
- Data Strategy
- Data StoryTelling
- Data Visualisation
- Data Analytics
- Machine Learning
- Data Management
- Data Governance
- Data Architecture
- Capstone Projects for Business Analytics
- Software Engineering
- Server-side Systems Design and Development
- Information Technology Project Management
- Health Informatics
- Healthcare Analytics
- Health Informatics Leadership.
- Deutsche Bank
- Standard Chartered Bank
- ST Electronic
- Monetary Authority of Singapore
- Infocomm Development Authority
- National Library Board
- Ministry of Manpower
- Nanyang Technological University
- Nanyang Polytechnic
- National University Hospital.
Dr Lek Hsiang Hui
Dr Lek Hsiang Hui is a Specialist in Data Analytics, System Analysis and Development. He is an IT techie who is passionate about computer systems and technology.
He is involved in a few startups and is constantly looking into innovative IT solutions which can be translated to business ideas, with the recent one in the area of Big Data Analytics. He is also a mobile application developer and has produced more than 10 mobile apps.
Dr Lek has been teaching various undergraduate courses and executive courses in National University of Singapore (NUS) since 2006. Some of these modules include programming methodology, enterprise system analysis and development, and data mining. During this period, he has won a number of teaching awards such as NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award (2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18) and NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Honor Roll (2018/19), Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17), and Faculty Teaching Excellence Award Honor Roll (2017/18).
Dr Lek received his Doctor of Philosophy (Information Systems) from NUS in 2013. His research area is in Natural Language Processing (Sentiment Analysis). He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree (1st class Honors) in Computer Engineering from NUS.
Shopping Malls (UOL, Marina Square, ION), Healthcare (SingHealth), Government (STB), various SMEs in F&B, Apparels, Cleaning Solutions, Photography, Health Products, Baby Products
Ms Samantha Sow
Ms. Samantha Sow is currently a Senior Lecturer in the department of Information Systems and Analytics at the National University of Singapore (NUS). She has over 8+ years of experience in Business Analytics and Data Science and she conducts training for both government agencies and corporate clients. Before joining NUS, she lectures at Temasek Polytechnic, teaching Business Analytics and Data Science to professionals, managers and executives (PMEs). Prior to being an academia, Samantha worked in the research and development at Infineon Technologies. Her research and project areas include Business Analytics, Data Mining, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics.
She has a passion for engaging and inspiring participants to enhance their workplace analytics capabilities and increase business intelligence quotient within their organisations. Her interests lie in the applications of data analytics, predictive modelling and optimization techniques to derive actionable insights for commercial effectiveness. She is familiar with typical analytics tools such as Python, R, and SAS, SPSS and Tableau. She also has working knowledge in the area of Analytics, Data Science and Machine Learning.
Samantha completed her Master of Education from University of Sheffield and graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor’s in Engineering, First Class Honours. She has also completed THEC (Teaching in Higher Education) and ACTA (Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment). She is a member of the adult associate educator (AEN) by Institute for Adult Learning (IAL), Singapore.
Her certifications include:
Microsoft Certified Azure Data Scientist Associate. Microsoft Certified Data Analyst Associate. SAS Certified Predictive Modeller in SAS Enterprise Miner. Tableau Certified Desktop Specialist.
Dr Yeo Wee Kiang
Dr Yeo Wee Kiang is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Information Systems and Analytics in the NUS School of Computing. Previously, Dr Yeo was Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of Economics in the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Since 2019, he has been teaching the ECA5372 Big Data Analytics module as part of the Master of Economics coursework programme. Additionally, he was a part-time lecturer at Nanyang Business School in Nanyang Technological University where he imparted knowledge on Python programming and analytics to undergraduate students pursuing business studies. Prior to these roles, Dr Yeo served as the Lead Instructor (Data Science Immersive) at a New York-based commercial Continuing Education and Training (CET) provider. In that capacity, he taught aspiring adult learners in Hong Kong, Sydney, and Singapore who were eager to upskill or transition into new careers. Dr Yeo received his doctorate from National University of Singapore. For his PhD work, he focused his research on machine learning and data mining within a multinational pharmaceutical company. His area of specialization involved developing computational methods aimed at uncovering potential medicinal drug candidates. He also holds the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) from the Institute for Adult Learning Singapore.
Mr Loh Yong Chye
Mr Loh Yong Chye, Adjunct Lecturer, is currently the CEO and Co-founder of ACT:DPI Pte Ltd. He is concurrently an adult educator specializing in PDPA training. He holds an Advanced Certificate in Learning & Performance (ACLP) and is a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)1.
Yong Chye was the Chief trainer for the SG United Skills Programme for Data Protection Officer (SGUS-DPO). This programme was a collaboration between ACT:DPI and NTUC LearningHub. Since March 2021, 38 PMETs had undergone 6-month programme to become DPOs. He specialises in DP training and has taught close to 1,000 trainees to date on PDPA.
Yong Chye was the Deputy Director (DP Ecosystem) with the Personal Data Protection Commission from Jan 2013 to Dec 2019. Notable achievements during his 7-year stint in PDPC included:
- Successful rollout of both the “Fundamentals of the PDPA” course and the “Practitioner Certificate for Personal Data Protection (Singapore)” preparatory course and examination module;
- Completion of the DPO competency framework and training roadmap, which was officially launched by the Minister of Communications and Information in Jul 2019;
- Development of multiple DP tools, resources and services to help organisations, especially SMEs and non-profit organisations seeking to comply with the PDPA; and
- Having led the DPO team responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of the DP policies and procedures within the PDPC, as well as, the communications and outreach team to create awareness of, and promote compliance to, the PDPA in the initial years.
Prior to joining the PDPC, Yong Chye did a 4-year overseas stint with the IDA International (a subsidiary of then-IDA) where he provided eGov consulting services to the governments of Bhutan, Trinidad and Tobago and Moldova.
In the earlier years of his career at the then-IDA, he was the divisional head in charge of organisation development and excellence, and an IT manager of a government agency.
1 awarded by Skillsfuture Singapore (SSG) and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) respectively.
Stage 1: Professional Certificate in Healthcare Computational Systems
Stage 2: Professional Certificate in Healthcare Analytics and Storytelling
Stage 3: Professional Certificate in Health Information Management (6 Days)
Completion of Stages 1 to 3 curricula earns the participant an Advanced Professional Certificate in this programme.