Using clinical health data for better healthcare free online course

The University of Sydney and NSW Health have partnered to deliver a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to provide existing and future health workforce with insights into the use of healthcare data. This course is appropriate to all students undertaking health and medical degrees, as well as teaching staff who seek quality curriculum resources.


Using clinical health data for better healthcare addresses foundational capabilities for information seeking, knowledge creation and decision making, utilising health data contained within digital systems.


Led by Prof Tim Shaw, Faculty of Health Sciences and Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre, and Adj Prof Annette Solman, Health Education and Training Institute, the MOOC consists of over 30 videos and associated learning resources, delivered by subject matter experts from across health, education, government and industry.


The MOOC is freely available on the Coursera platform and while it does have a New South Wales focus it is relevant to any Australian health practitioner