SHSMD Education 2021 Online Course | Orientation to Health Care

Date: Feb 08, 2021 - Mar 05, 2021


Description:

 

 
SHSMD Education Online Course| Orientation to Health Care
February 9 - March 5, 2021 

The U.S. healthcare delivery system is vast and always changing. Understanding its size, scope, and complexity can help improve the performance of anyone who works in health care. In this health care 101 course, you will learn how to better navigate your own system/organization, gain a general comprehension of the language of health care (and its many acronyms), and get an overview on the health care landscape. This course is intended for those who may have recently moved into healthcare from an outside industry or may just want an update on the U.S. health care system. 

Faculty will present on the following four key areas of the health care system, including their key characteristics, challenges, and future impact on health care:

  1. Health care Consumers
  2. Insurers/Managed Care Organizations
  3. Hospitals and Post-Acute Care Facilities
  4. Physicians

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the major structural elements of the American health care system
  • Determine the key drivers of the health care system
  • Identify the health care system’s major groups and their key characteristics
  • Understand the relationship among the key players in the health care system
  • Understand some economic fundamentals of the health care system

All live webcasts are recorded and available to access in case you are not able to join the live session. Webcasts will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays of each week unless otherwise stated.