A Practical Approach to Analyzing Healthcare Data, Third Edition,
offers guidance to healthcare professionals and health information management
(HIM) students on how to best analyze, categorize, and manage the data that they
encounter in an industry becoming ever more dependent on these tasks. With
expanded and reorganized content on statistical analysis techniques, and new
content on value-based purchasing (VBP) analytics and risk adjustment, this text
applies broader principles of data evaluation specifically to the field of HIM.
Updated and augmented online resources give professionals and students access to
actual data sets and data analysis tools to use in their studies, and an
Analysis in Practice section added to each chapter facilitates hands-on
experience working with data.
• New content on value-based
purchasing (VBP) analytics and risk adjustment
• Analysis in Practice
sections added to each chapter
• Excel Data Analysis Toolpak Reference
Guide with corresponding downloadable Excel data sheet
Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA) Examination Domains and Eligibility
• Chapter review exercises and answer key containing
• Answer keys designated as "instructor
material" are only provided to verified instructors employed at schools with
.edu email addresses. No exceptions will be made.
Instructor ancillaries include student labs with answer key, sample
syllabi for associate, bachelor's, and master's level CAHIIM curriculum, sample
data analysis projects with data sets, and Respondus-compatible test bank with
About the Author
Susan White, PhD, RHIA, CHDA, is an
Associate Professor of Clinical Health and Rehabilitation Sciences in the Health
Information Management and Systems Division at The Ohio State University. Dr.
White teaches classes in statistics, data analytics, healthcare finance, and
computer applications. She has 15 years of experience in the practice of
healthcare financial and revenue cycle consulting in addition to her academic