This course uses comparative analysis of health care systems to gain a better understanding of health care systems in several high-income, middle-income and low-income countries. One focus of analysis in this course will therefore be to develop a better knowledge of these health care systems. A second focus will be to use to this analysis to gain a better understanding of the health care system in the United States. This analysis is relevant for those who are directly interested in the United States, but it is also relevant for those students who are seeking to enhance knowledge of the health care systems in their home countries by gaining a better understanding of the United States’ health care system.
This course is part of the Healthcare Law Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
Identify the World Health Organization building blocks for analyzing systems of healthcare
Apply the WHO building blocks framework to various national healthcare systems to determine strengths and weaknesses
Understand the role of national histories in determining their current approach to healthcare delivery
Analyze how different countries prioritize different aspects of healthcare delivery in improving population health outcomes
Skills you will gain
- organizational strategy
- Health system analysis
- World Health Organization analysis
- Organizational Behavior
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Foundations of Comparative Health Systems
The United States - A High-Income Country Without Universal Healthcare
Germany and England - Self-Governing Systems of Healthcare
Brazil and China - Middle-Income Countries Moving Towards Universal Health Coverage
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TOP REVIEWS FROM COMPARATIVE HEALTH SYSTEMS
Interesting and informative. I learned a lot from the instructor's insights.
Very interesting course and a really good instructor.
Great course! Excellent learnings and overview as well as comparison to other healthcare systems around the world.
interesting. fits well with the other courses in this series
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