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University of Pittsburgh    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Jan 29, 2023
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course is designed to provide students with a practical understanding of the use of statistics in health informatics and information management (HIIM). Descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, and some non-parametric statistics will be discussed and utilized with healthcare data or concepts. The use of Excel and SPSS will be used to run statistical tests and understand the meaning of the output generated. Research articles and statistical projects will be used to learn the meaning of statistics and its use in the field of HIIM. Epidemiology and epidemiologic research design and methods for the HIIM student will also be included. Types and purposes of epidemiology, measures of risk, and sources of data will be discussed.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Requirements: Restricted to PLANS: HIM-BS, BPH, or BS-H

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