Специализация The Business of Health Care

Начинается Jul 23

Специализация The Business of Health Care

Advance your career in health care management. Develop business skills and understand the American health care system to improve cost and quality.

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This Specialization was designed to help you keep pace with the rapidly changing world of health and health care. Through partnership with Wharton and Penn Medicine, you’ll learn from experts in business acumen, health care management, and health care policy to develop the skills you’ll need to successfully navigate the quickly evolving landscape of this fast-growing field.* By the end of this specialization, you will have a strong foundational understanding of the American health care system, along with the basic financial and management skills to make better, well-informed decisions that improve the cost and quality of the health care you or your enterprise provides. *The employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 17% from 2014 to 2024, significantly faster than the average for all occupations. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor. “Occupational Outlook handbook 2016-17 Edition. Medical and Health Services Managers.”

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Курсы
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. 1-Й КУРС

    Financial Acumen for Non-Financial Managers

    Upcoming session: Jul 23
    Субтитры
    English

    О курсе

    In this course, you’ll explore how financial statement data and non-financial metrics can be linked to financial performance. Professors Rick Lambert and Chris Ittner of the Wharton School have designed this course to help you gain a practical understanding of how data is used to assess what drives financial performance and forecast future financial scenarios. You’ll learn more about the frameworks of financial reporting, income statements, and cash reporting, and apply different approaches to analyzing financial performance using real-life examples to see the concepts in action. By the end of this course, you’ll have honed your skills in understanding how financial data and non-financial data interact to forecast events and be able to determine the best financial strategy for your organization.
  2. 2-Й КУРС

    The Economics of Health Care Delivery

    Upcoming session: Jul 23
    Субтитры
    English

    О курсе

    In this course, you’ll learn about the key components of health care, and the economics behind their principles and pricing strategies. Professors Ezekiel Emanuel of Penn Medicine and Guy David of the Wharton School have designed this course to help you understand the complex structure of the health care system and health insurance. Through study and analysis of providers and insurance through an economic lens, you’ll learn how basic economic principles apply to both principles and payment methods. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to identify different types of health care providers and understand the dynamic between the providers and patient so you can employ best practices and maximize profit for your health care organization.
  3. 3-Й КУРС

    Management Fundamentals

    Upcoming session: Jul 23
    Выполнение
    2-3 hours per week
    Субтитры
    English

    О курсе

    People are the most valuable asset of any business, but they are also the most unpredictable, and the most difficult asset to manage. And although managing people well is critical to the health of any organization, most managers don't get the training they need to make good management decisions. Now, award-winning authors and renowned management Professors Mike Useem and Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School have designed this course to introduce you to the key elements of managing people. Based on their popular course at Wharton, this course will teach you how to motivate individual performance and design reward systems, how to design jobs and organize work for high performance, how to make good and timely management decisions, and how to design and change your organization’s architecture. By the end of this course, you'll have developed the skills you need to start motivating, organizing, and rewarding people in your organization so that you can thrive as a business and as a social organization.
  4. 4-Й КУРС

    Health Care Innovation

    Upcoming session: Jul 23
    Субтитры
    English

    О курсе

    In this course, you’ll learn the foundational economic theories behind health care innovation and how to optimize your own health care practice or organization. Designed to help you gain a practical understanding of the theoretical frameworks of behavioral economics and operations management in the health care setting, this course will help you apply these frameworks to assess health care practices and apply innovation while managing risk. You’ll also explore the best practices for evaluating one’s innovative practices, using real-life examples of success to see the concepts in action. By the end of this course, you’ll have honed your skills in optimizing health care operations, and be able to develop the right set of evaluations and questions to achieve best innovative practices within your organization.

Авторы

  • University of Pennsylvania

    The Perelman School of Medicine, the nation’s first medical school, and Wharton, the first collegiate business school, at the University of Pennsylvania, are both world renowned, top-ranked academic centers leading innovation and excellence in their fields.

    The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

  • Christian Terwiesch

    Christian Terwiesch

    Andrew M. Heller Professor at the Wharton School, Senior Fellow Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics Co-Director, Mack Institute of Innovation Management
  • Christopher D. Ittner

    Christopher D. Ittner

    EY Professor of Accounting
  • Richard Lambert

    Richard Lambert

    Professor of Accounting
  • Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD

    Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD

    Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor
  • Peter Cappelli

    Peter Cappelli

    Professor of Management, Director, Center for Human Resources
  • Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD

    Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD

    Professor of Medicine, Division of Health Policy / Professor of Health Care Management
  • David A. Asch, MD, MBA

    David A. Asch, MD, MBA

    Professor of Medicine and Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
  • Amol S. Navathe, MD, PhD

    Amol S. Navathe, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
  • Guy David, PhD

    Guy David, PhD

    Gilbert and Shelley Harrison Associate Professor of Health Care Management
  • Roy Rosin, MBA

    Roy Rosin, MBA

    Chief Innovation Officer
  • Michael Useem

    Michael Useem

    Professor of Management and Director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management

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