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Programa de cursos integrados
100% online

100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Prazos flexíveis

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 8 horas para completar

Sugerido: 11 hours/week...
Idiomas disponíveis

Inglês

Legendas: Inglês

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
1 hora para concluir

Module 1

This module was designed to give you a deeper understanding of the history and structure of the American health care system. You’ll begin by examining the history of health care providers and improvements in health care technology throughout the years. Then you’ll look at the different evolutions of insurance throughout history, the purpose of health insurance, and the inherent issues and solutions within the concept of insurance. You’ll learn key aspects of Medicare, Medicaid, and other government programs that increase access to health care. Then, you’ll evaluate the Iron Triangle of Health Care—quality, cost, and access—and the main areas of focus and tension for health care policy. By the end of this module, you’ll have a richer understanding of the growth of health care providers, insurance, and government programs and their impact on health care access....
Reading
9 videos (Total 58 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video9 videos
History: Health Insurance5min
History: Government Programs3min
Introduction to Health Insurance5min
The Structure of Health Insurance5min
Medicare5min
Medicaid and Other Government Programs4min
The Iron Triangle of Health Care9min
Alternative Payment Models8min
Reading1 leituras
PDFs of Module 1 Slides10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 1 Quiz20min
Semana
2
Horas para completar
1 hora para concluir

Module 2

In this module, you’ll be introduced to the concept of insurance, and focus more closely on the structure and components of insurance. You’ll also learn what determines the size of an insurance premium and why people demand health insurance. Through analyzing the problem of moral hazard and asymmetric information, you’ll accurately measure the impact of cost-sharing arrangements, such as deductibles and copays. By the end of this module, you’ll be able to identify why people are willing to pay insurance, how companies quantify how much people are willing to pay for insurance, and effectively discover solutions to both asymmetric information and adverse selection....
Reading
6 videos (Total 58 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video6 videos
Risk Aversion10min
Moral Hazard10min
Cost Sharing8min
The Price of Insurance9min
Adverse Selection8min
Reading1 leituras
PDFs of Module 2 Slides10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 2 Quiz20min
Semana
3
Horas para completar
1 hora para concluir

Module 3

In this module, you’ll examine the role of the physicians and hospitals in the health care ecosystem. You’ll explore the different types and payment methods for both physicians and hospitals, and how hospitals utilize these methods to maximize profit. Through analyzing the Health Care Value Chain and Principal-Agent Problem from Economics, you’ll be able to establish the unique importance of physicians in the health care markets as a perfect agent, and the different approaches and implications of this relationship. You’ll also gain a general overview of the characteristics that define hospitals, the effects of different trends on the decline in number of beds in hospitals, and two common hospital practices to address this issue: cost shifting and cross subsidization. By the end of this module, you’ll be able to better understand the role of physicians and hospitals in health care markets and employ best practices and maximize profit for your health care organization....
Reading
8 videos (Total 58 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video8 videos
Physicians and Nurses6min
Other Providers and Regulators3min
Physician Agency9min
Introduction to Hospitals: Part 16min
Introduction to Hospitals: Part 26min
Cost Shifting9min
Cross Subsidization9min
Reading1 leituras
PDFs of Module 3 Slides10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 3 Quiz20min
Semana
4
Horas para completar
1 hora para concluir

Module 4

In this module, you’ll explore a range of other health care providers outside of physicians and hospitals. Through the examination of different examples of post-acute care such as hospices, you’ll develop a better understanding of the shift toward holistic care and support in post-acute care providers. You’ll also discover the benefits of vertical integration, and how you can better allocate resources and offer competitive pricing. Finally, you’ll be introduced to the methods of government intervention in health care and learn more about various antitrust legislations such as the Sherman Act, the Clayton Antitrust Act, and Federal Trade Commission Act. By the end of this module, you’ll have a deeper understanding of the health care ecosystem, and how various providers of health care affect each other within that system....
Reading
5 videos (Total 40 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video5 videos
Hospice Care7min
Vertical Integration7min
Introduction to Regulation8min
Introduction to Antitrust8min
Reading1 leituras
PDF of Module 4 Slides10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 4 Quiz20min

Instrutores

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Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD

Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor
Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
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Guy David, PhD

Gilbert and Shelley Harrison Associate Professor of Health Care Management
Department of Health Care Management

Sobre University of Pennsylvania

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. ...

Sobre o Programa de cursos integrados The Business of Health Care

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.”...
The Business of Health Care

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