Johns Hopkins University
Introduction to Digital Health Entrepreneurship
Johns Hopkins University

Introduction to Digital Health Entrepreneurship

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Sanjula Jain, Ph.D.
Mark Komisky, JD

Instructors: Sanjula Jain, Ph.D.


(21 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
6 hours to complete
3 weeks at 2 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 3 modules in this course

In this module, you will gain insight into the scope and areas covered by digital health. We will explore and differentiate digital health subgroups of digital medicine and digital therapeutics and their importance to digital health and the practice of medicine. Then we explore in more detail the importance that digital health can have on the health care industry and the types of technologies and innovations driving change. Finally, we will look at telemedicine as a critical example of a digital health technology that has rapidly changed health care and how its adoption was accelerated by the COVID pandemic. All of this will be critical to your understanding and ability to examine opportunities in digital health as an entrepreneur.

What's included

5 videos2 readings1 quiz

In this module, you will gain insight into the environmental conditions shaping the digital health landscape. We will first understand the macro trends impacting the U.S. healthcare system. Then you will learn from industry voices to better contextualize these trends from the perspective of the healthcare customer. You will then gain exposure to the foundations of financing mechanisms and public and private payment models. All of this will be critical to your understanding of what the opportunities are emerging as part of the next generation of digitally enabled healthcare.

What's included

9 videos3 readings1 quiz

Building on your understanding of the macro environment in which digital health must operate, this module will explore the nuances of exactly what challenges our healthcare system is trying to solve and the role that digital health solutions can play. Using population health as a guiding framework, you be guided through key areas of unmet needs and examples of implementation challenges. Tying it all together, you will learn from examples of how certain health technology companies are tackling some of these challenges and the importance of developing data-driven strategies.

What's included

7 videos2 readings1 quiz


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4.5 (8 ratings)
Sanjula Jain, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
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