What does a Clinical Data Analyst do?
- Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems.
- Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations
- Involved in the installation and development of hospital computer information programs.
- To perform system upgrades and provide system maintenance whenever necessary.
- They may participate in developing policies and creating training tools for hospital information systems users.
- Instruct technicians in making changes to system software or design.
- Other duties include training new hospital staff on information systems and ensuring that data input and information retrieval are done properly.
- Professionals in this field must have advanced software knowledge
- The ability to supervise staff and maintain hospital information confidentiality.
- Extensive computer knowledge,
- Analytical mind and excellent problem solving skills.
- Handle stressful situations.
Bachelor’s degrees in computer science or a related field is required to become clinical systems analysts.
Students should major in areas such as information management, computer science or healthcare administration.
Networking and programming experience may also be a requirement.