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Digital Transformation in Healthcare

Overview

The use of digital technologies is changing the healthcare sector at an unprecedented pace, providing innovative ways to achieve better healthcare outcomes and opportunities for lower long-term healthcare costs.

In this course, you’ll gain the strategic vision and tools to implement digital transformation initiatives for your business that maximize impact and return on investment. With a clear understanding of what has worked in various segments of the healthcare industry — and what has failed — you will be prepared to build your company’s technology strategy.

Dates:  – 

Time Commitment: 4-6 hours per week

Format: Facilitated Online Course – Learn with a cohort and facilitator as new pre-recorded modules are released each week.

Administrative Fee: $250

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Key Learnings

  • Identify trends in digital health and the challenges and transformation opportunities present in the digital health landscape

  • Define the roles predictive analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning play in transforming the digital healthcare industry

  • Understand what separates a successful population health initiative from a failed one

  • Identify how digital transformative solutions can address resource allocation and waste in the medical industry

  • Quantitatively assess the price of pharmaceuticals and technology advancements using the health technology assessment methodology

Agenda

Module 1: The State of Healthcare
Module 2: Population Health
Module 3: Lean Operations
Module 4: Data-Driven Models
Module 5: Leveraging Predictive Analytics
Module 6: Telemedicine
Module 7: Data Analytics in Medical Imaging
Module 8: Health Technology Assessment I
Module 9: Health Technology Assessment II

Faculty

Carri Chan

Associate Professor of Business, Decision, Risk, and Operations Division

Frank Lichtenberg

Cain Brothers & Company Professor of Healthcare Management in the Faculty of Business, Economics Division and Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program

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