University of Calgary

DATA 623 - Big Data in Health - Winter 2024

Many of the major health data assets that exist in Alberta and Canada will be explored through hands-on experience with several datasets. Issues relating to access, confidentiality, privacy and data stewardship will be examined. Methodological challenges related to data linkage will be discussed. Students will work with large health databases including health administrative data, electronic medical record data and various other databases.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • (3-0)


  • Data Science 601, 602, 603, 604 and admission to the Graduate Diploma in Data Science and Analytics, or the Master of Data Science and Analytics.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2025.
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