Improving Global Health: Focusing on Quality and Safety

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Improving access to healthcare is important with the Quality and Safety provided. Course introduces you to emerging field of global healthcare quality.

Last updated on June 17, 2021 11:20 am

About this course

Improving access to healthcare is only as useful as the quality of care provided. Many agree that quality is important? but what is it? How do we define it? How do we measure it? And most importantly, how might we make it better? The course is on improving global health, importantly based on quality and safety, especially for those who care about health and healthcare and wish to learn more about how to measure and improve that care? for themselves, for their institutions, or for their countries.

Each session will be interactive and provide concrete tools that students can use. We will empower you to raise questions, propose concrete solutions, and promote change.

We have assembled leading thinkers from around the globe? not only people who are experts? but people with real, hands-on experience running organizations, hospitals, and ministries of health. So join us? whether you are a physician, nurse, or other healthcare providers if you are a student of medicine, public health, or health policy, or a patient who simply cares about getting good care? this course is for you.

What you will learn?

  • The relationship between quality and population health
  • A framework for understanding and thinking about healthcare quality
  • Approaches to quality measurement
  • The role of information and communication technology in assessing and improving quality
  • Tools and contextual knowledge to improve the quality delivered in health systems

Syllabus on Health Care focusing on Quality and Safety:

1. Burden

  • Introduction to Lesson 1
  • Burden and Harm – David Bates
  • Tuberculosis – Madhukar Pai

2. Quality and Safety: Measurement

  • Introduction to Lesson 2
  • Quality Variation – Jishnu Das
  • Global Metrics – Niek Klazinga

3. Quality and Safety: Standards

  • Introduction to Lesson 3
  • Legal System and Regulation – Allen Kachalia

4. Quality and Safety: Improvement

  • Introduction to Lesson 4
  • Quality Improvement – Maureen Bisognano
  • The Case of Rwanda – Agnes Binagwaho
  • Summary

5. IT & Data

  • Introduction to Lesson 5
  • Health Information Technology – Julia Adler-Milstein

6. Quality and Safety: Management

  • Introduction to Lesson 6
  • Role of Management – Raffaella Sadun
  • The Case of India – T.S. Ravikumar

7. Patients

  • Introduction to Lesson 7
  • Patient-Centered Care – Ronen Rozenblum
  • Maternal and Newborn Care – Margaret Kruk
  • New Technology – Felix Greaves

8. Public Systems

  • Introduction to Lesson 8
  • The Quality Movement – Don Berwick
  • National Strategy and the Case of Mexico – Julio Frenk
  • World Health Organization – Ed Kelley
  • Cross-National Learning – Julio Frenk
  • Final Project

 

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  • EDX
  • Harvard University
  • Online Course
  • Self-paced
  • Intermediate
  • 1-3 Months
  • Free Course (Affordable Certificate)
  • English
  • Global health Health and Society Healthcare
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PROS: Very good and interesting course Informative and well-structured course along with good content quality.
CONS: There could be free and constructive peer involvement, along with open debate on STEM structure. Need more student-instructor interaction/discussion.

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About this course

Improving access to healthcare is only as useful as the quality of care provided. Many agree that quality is important? but what is it? How do we define it? How do we measure it? And most importantly, how might we make it better? The course is on improving global health, importantly based on quality and safety, especially for those who care about health and healthcare and wish to learn more about how to measure and improve that care? for themselves, for their institutions, or for their countries.

Each session will be interactive and provide concrete tools that students can use. We will empower you to raise questions, propose concrete solutions, and promote change.

We have assembled leading thinkers from around the globe? not only people who are experts? but people with real, hands-on experience running organizations, hospitals, and ministries of health. So join us? whether you are a physician, nurse, or other healthcare providers if you are a student of medicine, public health, or health policy, or a patient who simply cares about getting good care? this course is for you.

What you will learn?

  • The relationship between quality and population health
  • A framework for understanding and thinking about healthcare quality
  • Approaches to quality measurement
  • The role of information and communication technology in assessing and improving quality
  • Tools and contextual knowledge to improve the quality delivered in health systems

Syllabus on Health Care focusing on Quality and Safety:

1. Burden

  • Introduction to Lesson 1
  • Burden and Harm – David Bates
  • Tuberculosis – Madhukar Pai

2. Quality and Safety: Measurement

  • Introduction to Lesson 2
  • Quality Variation – Jishnu Das
  • Global Metrics – Niek Klazinga

3. Quality and Safety: Standards

  • Introduction to Lesson 3
  • Legal System and Regulation – Allen Kachalia

4. Quality and Safety: Improvement

  • Introduction to Lesson 4
  • Quality Improvement – Maureen Bisognano
  • The Case of Rwanda – Agnes Binagwaho
  • Summary

5. IT & Data

  • Introduction to Lesson 5
  • Health Information Technology – Julia Adler-Milstein

6. Quality and Safety: Management

  • Introduction to Lesson 6
  • Role of Management – Raffaella Sadun
  • The Case of India – T.S. Ravikumar

7. Patients

  • Introduction to Lesson 7
  • Patient-Centered Care – Ronen Rozenblum
  • Maternal and Newborn Care – Margaret Kruk
  • New Technology – Felix Greaves

8. Public Systems

  • Introduction to Lesson 8
  • The Quality Movement – Don Berwick
  • National Strategy and the Case of Mexico – Julio Frenk
  • World Health Organization – Ed Kelley
  • Cross-National Learning – Julio Frenk
  • Final Project

 

Note:

If you have already done this course, kindly drop your review in our reviews section. It would help others to get useful information and better insight into the course offered.

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  • EDX
  • Harvard University
  • Online Course
  • Self-paced
  • Intermediate
  • 1-3 Months
  • Free Course (Affordable Certificate)
  • English
  • Global health Health and Society Healthcare

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