Imperial College London
A Guide to Healthcare Innovation: Principles and Practice
Imperial College London

A Guide to Healthcare Innovation: Principles and Practice

This course is part of Global Health Innovations Specialization

Taught in English

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Dr Matthew Harris

Instructor: Dr Matthew Harris

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  • Describe the principles and key types of innovation in order to characterise the fundamental features of new models of care or technologies.

  • Consider the key factors that influence the adoption and scaling up of different types of healthcare innovations

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There are 4 modules in this course

You will learn the difference between innovation and invention and the steps involved in the process of innovation. You'll also be provided with an overview of the challenges in healthcare innovation, the difference between technology for health and health technology, and the ways an innovation can be categorised.

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3 videos8 readings2 quizzes3 discussion prompts3 plugins

You will learn about the different types of innovation that exist including disruptive, frugal and reverse innovation.

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6 videos4 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt3 plugins

You will learn about design thinking, what is involved in the design process, what is required to take a product to market, and the differences between key roles in a business (e.g. CEO vs COO).

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5 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review4 discussion prompts2 plugins

You will learn about diffusion, the strengths and limitations of Rogers' framework explaining the S-curve, and factors that affect the diffusion of an innovation through Rogers' and Greenhalgh et al.'s frameworks.

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1 video2 readings1 quiz4 discussion prompts5 plugins

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Dr Matthew Harris
Imperial College London
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