Innovating in Health Care, Course from Harvard

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Innovating in Health Care course explores opportunities in health care, management, consulting, or investing by examining cost, quality, and access.

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Introduction

Innovating in Health Care course explores innovation opportunities in health care technology, management, consulting, or investing by examining health care cost, quality, and access.

About this course

Health care spending, quality, and access continue to plague America and global nations alike. With U.S. health care costs trending toward $4 trillion in 2020, the need to innovate and create smart, viable business plans is more important than ever before.

Innovating in Health Care (IHC) explores how creating successful global business ventures in health care will not only improve access, but also better meet the needs of consumers and societies. The course focuses on a framework of evaluating and crafting business models that attain alignment between an entrepreneurial health care venture and the six factors that critically shape new health care ventures structure, financing, regulations, consumers, accountability, technology, and public policy. Innovating in Health Care discusses the impact of these factors on business models for three different kinds of innovations: consumer-focused, technology-driven, and integrations which create scale.

Through lectures, insights from global health care innovators, and real-world case examples, learners will explore the challenges and decisions facing real entrepreneurial health firms and how to analyze each situation through the IHC framework. By the end of the course, you will understand how to evaluate opportunities and how to apply elements of successful business models for different kinds of health care innovations.

The course is offered in two formats: an open, online experience and a limited, team-based deep dive experience, where teams (self-assembled or newly created online) can produce actual business plans evaluated by peer teams and the IHC course instructors.

What you will learn from Innovating in Health Care?

  • How innovation in health care can improve cost, quality, and access.
  • The six factors that critically shape competitive strategies for innovative health care ventures.
  • What other elements combine to create a feasible business model for an innovative health care venture.
  • How to distinguish the key to successful innovations from those likely to fail.
  • How to apply the IHC framework to evaluate business models across different kinds of innovations.
  • To craft your own business plan for your next innovation venture.

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of financial accounting

Syllabus

1. Course Welcome and Information

2. Resources: Pre-Course Materials

3. Coursework

4. Innovators in Health Care

5. Post-course Survey

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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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$169.00

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  • EDX
  • Harvard University
  • Online Course
  • Instructor-led
  • Intermediate
  • 1-3 Months
  • Free Course (Affordable Certificate)
  • English
  • Business Health and Society Health Care Health Research
PROS: Better insight through lectures, global health care innovators, and real-world case examples. The course is offered in two formats: an open, online experience and a limited, team-based deep dive experience. Well-organized course with a quick technical and theoretical review. In depth practical analysis of real world scenarios.
CONS: Prior knowledge of financial accounting. Need more elaboration on some course topics.

Description

Introduction

Innovating in Health Care course explores innovation opportunities in health care technology, management, consulting, or investing by examining health care cost, quality, and access.

About this course

Health care spending, quality, and access continue to plague America and global nations alike. With U.S. health care costs trending toward $4 trillion in 2020, the need to innovate and create smart, viable business plans is more important than ever before.

Innovating in Health Care (IHC) explores how creating successful global business ventures in health care will not only improve access, but also better meet the needs of consumers and societies. The course focuses on a framework of evaluating and crafting business models that attain alignment between an entrepreneurial health care venture and the six factors that critically shape new health care ventures structure, financing, regulations, consumers, accountability, technology, and public policy. Innovating in Health Care discusses the impact of these factors on business models for three different kinds of innovations: consumer-focused, technology-driven, and integrations which create scale.

Through lectures, insights from global health care innovators, and real-world case examples, learners will explore the challenges and decisions facing real entrepreneurial health firms and how to analyze each situation through the IHC framework. By the end of the course, you will understand how to evaluate opportunities and how to apply elements of successful business models for different kinds of health care innovations.

The course is offered in two formats: an open, online experience and a limited, team-based deep dive experience, where teams (self-assembled or newly created online) can produce actual business plans evaluated by peer teams and the IHC course instructors.

What you will learn from Innovating in Health Care?

  • How innovation in health care can improve cost, quality, and access.
  • The six factors that critically shape competitive strategies for innovative health care ventures.
  • What other elements combine to create a feasible business model for an innovative health care venture.
  • How to distinguish the key to successful innovations from those likely to fail.
  • How to apply the IHC framework to evaluate business models across different kinds of innovations.
  • To craft your own business plan for your next innovation venture.

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of financial accounting

Syllabus

1. Course Welcome and Information

2. Resources: Pre-Course Materials

3. Coursework

4. Innovators in Health Care

5. Post-course Survey

Note: Your review matters 

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.

FAQ

Specification:

  • EDX
  • Harvard University
  • Online Course
  • Instructor-led
  • Intermediate
  • 1-3 Months
  • Free Course (Affordable Certificate)
  • English
  • Business Health and Society Health Care Health Research

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