In this course in the Healthcare Marketplace specialization you will identify, define, and describe potential business and public policy solutions to the challenges facing society’s growing demand for health services. Students will master a body of knowledge on the health care sectors major components through reading and reflection.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM HEALTHCARE MARKETPLACE
It's a dynamic industry so perhaps provide links where new research and statistics can be found. Great course for those new to the industry.
I never new there were so much procedures and steps in the healthcare industry. This course has truly gave me a better understanding of what's going on around.
Through this course, I have learned a lot about the Healthcare marketplace... from historical drivers, current challenges, and future opportunities.
Great! Instructor Parente gives big overviews but dives into the nitty gritty and gives effective examples to illustrate concepts!
About the Healthcare Marketplace Specialization
The first course, Healthcare Marketplace Overview, covers all of the major sub-sectors of the healthcare industry including the physician, hospital, insurer and medical technology markets, including a historical perspective. The second course, Healthcare Delivery Providers, takes an in-depth look at the system of healthcare delivery and the transformations occurring to improve the health of populations and communities. The third course,Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Innovations, gives the learner an in-depth view of the intellectual property creation that is vital to creating breakthrough technologies. The fourth course, Medical Technology and Evaluation, explains how cost-effectiveness analysis is used in the healthcare market to put a monetary value on a life saved through a new innovation.
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