Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Coursera)

Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Coursera)
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Students should have an appreciation for healthcare and its challenges, but otherwise there are no prerequisites for the course.
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Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Coursera)
This interdisciplinary course focuses on sustainable innovation, introducing entrepreneurial students to the realities of problem identification and solution design within the complex world of healthcare.

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Suggested Readings:

The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators


Syllabus


WEEK 1

Innovating in Healthcare

How do physicians see and interpret the patient? Can physicians observe without judging? Are there more cost effective ways of disease prevention and treatment? What role does innovation play? How can an entrepreneurial approach improve healthcare?

Graded: Week 1 Quiz


WEEK 2

Finding What's Needed

What are the key elements of disease fundamentals? What are our treatment options? What is the most objective method to observe and document the disease process? Can treatment methods be understood through process improvement?

Graded: Week 2 Quiz


WEEK 3

Prioritizing Needs

What is the full cycle of care? How do you prioritize needs? How do you specify needs? How do you prepare a Need Statement?

Graded: Week 3 Quiz

Graded: Need Statement and Validation Paragraph


WEEK 4

Sizing Up the Market

Who are your stakeholders? Can you identify them? Are all stakeholders equally important? How do you analyze a market? What methods and sources do you use?

Graded: Week 4 Quiz


WEEK 5

Designing an Innovation

What approaches work best for design creation? Is "Brainstorming" an actual process? How do you select the "best fit" design from competing choices? How do you assess the operating environment? Is regulation always bad? Do you have a reimbursement plan?

Graded: Week 5 Quiz

Graded: Revised Need Statement, Basic Market Assessment, and Basic Stakeholder Assessment


WEEK 6

Gaining Commitment

How do you gain commitment from your stakeholders? Do you have the tools to advocate for your proposal? Do you have a viable business model?

Graded: Week 6 Quiz



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43.00 EUR
Students should have an appreciation for healthcare and its challenges, but otherwise there are no prerequisites for the course.

MOOC List is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.