New Graduate Program Supports the Transformation of the Health Care System with ‘Big Data’ and …

Members of the SLU Center for Outcomes Research (SLUCOR) pose in the Data Center of Des Peres Hall. Photo by Maria Tsikalas St. Louis, Missouri, Sept. 15, 2015 — Saint Louis University Center for Health Outcomes Research (SLUCOR) has announced a new graduate program for training data scientists in the healthcare industry. The Healthcare Data Science program will serve working professionals with an educational background and/or experience in science, engineering, computing, mathematics, nursing or public health. “Data scientists are among the most in-demand employees in the healthcare industry,” said Thomas Burroughs, Ph.D., professor and executive director of SLUCOR. “Although the health care system is creating an unprecedented amount of digital data today, leaders are struggling to turn ‘big data’ into usable information to improve patient care and health system efficiency.…


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