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What you will learn

  • Baseline the needs in healthcare delivery and articulate how and why the systems engineering approach can address many of the needs. 

  • Enumerate the different system types, their attributes, characteristics, with exemplars. 

  • Describe the systems engineering approach and conceptualize how to solve healthcare system challenges with this approach.

  • Delineate and map the variety of healthcare systems to the system types and begin systems engineering problem solving with exemplars. 

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Healthcare Drivers

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 60 min)
6 videos
What is a Healthcare System and Healthcare Delivery?4m
Delivery of Healthcare Services6m
Healthcare Delivery Markets and System Drivers6m
Why Systems Engineering for Healthcare?5m
Michael C. Grant, MD (Whiting School of Engineering Fall Faculty Meeting Keynote Speaker)31m
1 practice exercise
Healthcare Drivers30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

System Types

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 24 min)
4 videos
System of Systems7m
Enterprise Systems7m
System Types in Healthcare4m
1 practice exercise
System Types30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Systems Engineering Approach

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 47 min)
7 videos
Needs, Requirements, Concept Exploration, and Architectures6m
Architecture Characteristics and Functions6m
Types of Requirements and Critical Elements of Systems Design6m
Scope & Context, Interfaces, and Systems Integration8m
Test & Evaluation, Production & Deployment7m
What is In-Service Monitoring and Updates?5m
1 practice exercise
Systems Engineering Approach30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Healthcare Systems Engineering Approach Applications

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 53 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Healthcare Concepts Exploration and Architectures6m
Applying Functions and Requirements in Healthcare Systems6m
Deriving Requirements and Allocating in Systems Design6m
Healthcare Systems Interfaces and Integration5m
Risks of Integration and Healthcare Systems Testing & Evaluation7m
Healthcare Systems Production & Deployment, In-Service Monitoring & Updates7m
"-ilities" of In-Service Monitoring & Updates and Course Wrap-Up6m
1 reading
Special Note: Audio Gap1m
1 practice exercise
Healthcare Systems Engineering Approach Applications30m

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