Dates: 17 Oct, 18 Oct, 20 Oct 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Classroom Learning
Duration: 3 Days
The increased adoption of electronic medical record systems has generated huge amount of data which can be used to measure healthcare delivery standards and improve patient outcomes. Healthcare institutions can leverage on these data to draw insights into the performance of their healthcare delivery approaches, streamline workflows, and keep operating costs down. This course is designed to equip participants with the necessary skillsets in collecting, cleaning, processing, and analysing data to generate results for use by its management, care providers and various stakeholders.
This course is part of Professional Certificate in Healthcare Analytics and Storytelling.
Course will enable participants to:
- Understand sources of data generation in a typical healthcare institution.
- 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.
- Identify data limitations and understand how to resolve them.
- Acquire analytic skills using the data analytics software
Who Should Attend
Data Analyst, Health Informatician
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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.
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Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes
Participants must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components to be eligible for SSG funding.
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TGS-2022012279 (Classroom Learning)
TGS-2022012299 (Synchronous e-learning)
What Our Participants Say
“It was an eye opener as a nurse to attend this course. Gives a great overview of how health analytics is applied and its benefits within healthcare context.”
– Zubaidah Binte Hassan
“Healthcare Analytics is a must for those who wish to embark into data analytics, research and self improvement. Go for it!”
– Goh Choon Hua
“Dr Lek has demonstrated a remarkable ability to engage students even though data-related courses could easily be considered mundane and dull. Throughout this course, Dr Lek consistently found ways to connect with the students and make the material relevant, relatable, and interesting. He is also able to share experiences from different sectors and encounters. He is able to provide real-life examples of how the concepts covered in class have played out in Singapore, which makes the material much more interesting and memorable. His anecdotes are not only entertaining but also enlightening, and they help students see the practical applications of the concepts they are learning. Overall, Dr Lek is a highly effective and engaging instructor who has the ability to make even the driest material come to life. His use of personal experiences and examples from various sectors adds a unique dimension to the course and makes it both interesting and relevant.”
– Cheng Yi Lin Yvonne
“It is a fast-paced course, but lecturer is very engaging and capable in explaining the different concepts and terminology in a simple way. The whole training team does a fantastic job!”
– Wang Fan
“Good course to attend to have better understanding of analytics.”
“Dr Lek delivered the content in an engaging manner that kept me alert and attentive. He frequently used real-life examples to illustrate his points, which made the material more relatable and, at times, humorous.”
– Leung Chung Hong
“It is a great course for understanding complex statistical analysis delivered in a clear and easy to understand manner, with application to healthcare settings.”
– Zann Lee
“I have benefitted from the programme as there is sufficient exercises and group work for applying analytic skills during the three-day programme.”
– Maxim Tan
“Dr Hsiang Hui is an effective lecturer and he keeps students engaged throughout the three days of course. Kudos to your efforts and for linking our learning to be applicable in the industry! This course conducted by Dr Hsiang Hui is well-paced and informative. As a nurse informaticist, the insights into various data presentation and statistical calculations via Excel is useful when performing data analytics in the Industry.”
– Eugene Tan
Course Fee Breakdown
Singapore Citizens39 years old or younger
Singapore Citizen40 years old or older