Have you ever needed health care and thought that there must be better ways to get or deliver health care? For example, have you found yourself thinking that there should be a way to get a diagnostic test or treatment at home? Or do you work in a healthcare organization and find yourself thinking that there must be better ways to deliver health care? If you have, this course is for you. Course content includes an overview of health care delivery including healthcare consumerism, the patient's perspective, health care delivery for sickness and treatment, as well as health care delivery for health and wellness. The course provides links to external sites to connect you to the larger "real world" of healthcare organizations and health care delivery. The links also serve as resources you can take with you after you complete the course experience. And because everyone loves a road trip/field trip, there are also "virtual field trips" to the often hidden places of interest on the web. The course format is readings, videos, quizzes, and a brief electronic PowerPoint presentation project (PowerPoint only - no oral presentation). The PowerPoint project requires you to synthesize course material to design a patient-centered health care delivery system the way you would have things run in the best of all worlds. The electronic PowerPoint presentation file is an artifact of the course which you can circulate to colleagues or use for a talk or presentation event.
This course is part of the Healthcare Organization Operations Specialization
About this Course
Skills you will gain
- Pharmacy Healthcare Organization Operations
- Public Health and Wellness Healthcare Organization Operations
- Medical Healthcare Organization Operations
- Healthcare Administration
- Dental Healthcare Organization Operations
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Lesson One: Healthcare Consumerism and the Patient's Perspective in Health Care Delivery
Lesson Two: Sickness and Treatment Health Care Delivery Models
Lesson Three: Health and Wellness Health Care Delivery Models
Lesson Four: Design a Patient-Centered Health Care Delivery System
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TOP REVIEWS FROM HEALTH CARE DELIVERY IN HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS
The course was very useful, It is good organized and the externa links provided in the course are great.
Very informative and useful on a long term basis with templates that can be referred to in the workplace
This course as part of a 4 part series was the most informative as it related to healthcare organization and management aspects of the business.
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