Davenport, T. H. (Ed). (2014). Analytics in healthcare and the life sciences: Strategies, implementation, methods, and best practices. Upper Saddle River, NJ: International Institute for Analytics, Pearson Publisher. ISBN 13: 9780133407334
· Part IV: Overview of Healthcare Analytics Best Practices Across the Ecosystem. These textbook readings will provide assistance with the CSBI exam and the discussion question by helping the student understand why spreadsheets and databases are useful in presenting best practice analytics.
French, T. (2016). How to create a database in Excel (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Retrieved from http://spreadsheets.about.com/od/datamanagementinexcel/ss/excel_database.htm
· This resource provides the basics of how to use Microsoft Excel to create a database for management of critical data and will provide information to assist in the discussion question on database creation.
Healthcare Financial Management Association (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.hfma.org/