Courses & Units

Health Data & Information Analysis BAA735


This unit will enable you to critically evaluate the theory, practice and process for managing data in the healthcare system. The foundations of health informatics will be introduced and the role of governance and standards explored. Methods and the value of data analysis and interpretation are the central focus of the unit, with an exploration of the role of data linkage. You will have opportunities to hear from experts across Australia and participate in industry case studies and analysis.


Unit name Health Data & Information Analysis
Unit code BAA735
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Australian Institute of Health Service Management

Professor David Greenfield

Teaching staff

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Learning Outcomes

  • LO1Evaluate the theory and principles of managing health data
  • LO2Compare and contrast the practice of health data management within Australia and internationally
  • LO3Analyse health data to evaluate the performance of a health service
  • LO4Articulate the ethical, legal and political issues in health data



Band Field of Education
2 020399

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Teaching Pattern

Weekly seminar


Group pamphlet development (20%)

Essay (40%)

Analysis of data set (40%)

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