• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 1 month


This Business Application of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare offered by Coursera in partnership with Northeastern University will let you to:

  • Determine the factors involved in decision support that can improve business performance across the provider/payer ecosystem.
  • Identify opportunities for business applications in healthcare by applying journey mapping and pain point analysis in a real world context.
  • Identify differences in methods and techniques in order to appropriately apply to pain points using case studies.
  • Critically assess the opportunities to leverage decision support in adapting to trends in the industry.

The future of healthcare is becoming dependent on our ability to integrate Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence into our organizations. 

But it is not enough to recognize the opportunities of AI; we as leaders in the healthcare industry have to first determine the best use for these applications ensuring that we focus our investment on solving problems that impact the bottom line. 

Throughout these four modules we will examine the use of decision support, journey mapping, predictive analytics, and embedding Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence into the healthcare industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Duration description
      • Approx. 11 hours to complete
      • Suggested: 5 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Decision Support and Use Cases
  • Predictive Modeling Basics
  • Consumerism and Operationalization
  • Advanced Topics in Operationalization

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Intermediate Level


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