Topic 1 DQ 1
Discuss the historical application of statistics in the field of health care. Describe an example, other than Florence Nightingale’s contributions, where statistical application has greatly influenced or changed health care operations or practice.
Topic 1 DQ 2
Discuss why it is important for a person working in health care to understand statistical concepts. Provide an example of how statistical data is used in your organization or specialty area today and what you are expected to do with this information as a practitioner.
Please scholarly references in past 5 years.
All responses to DQs will need to be in your own words. Do not copy-paste from your sources. Where applicable, please provide citations. Remember that Wikipedia is not considered valid for this class.
Please make sure that you give a COMPLETE response to all DQs asked, IN YOUR OWN WORDS (minimum 250, excluding citations, direct quotes, numerical analyses and tables, agreement and restatement, or anything not directly related to the DQ), along with proper CITATIONS. If any of these are missing, you will not get full points for DQs.