University of Michigan
Introduction to Healthcare Management
University of Michigan

Introduction to Healthcare Management

This course is part of Healthcare Management and Finance Specialization

Taught in English

 Michael Rubyan

Instructor: Michael Rubyan

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
9 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Develop foundational knowledge in the organization of healthcare delivery systems and organizational structures in healthcare nonprofits.

  • Identify and evaluate the functions, culture, and performance of healthcare provider organizations.

  • Identify, understand, and shape solutions to the central issues involved in achieving excellence in U.S. healthcare institutions.

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February 2024

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
9 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

This week we will explore the structure and function of healthcare organizations. We will discuss the role of management in these organizations, how nonprofit organizations and Healthcare are different from for-profit organizations, as well as the role of nonprofits in the larger U.S. Healthcare System transformational culture so that you can identify how it motivates continuous Improvement inside of healthcare organizations.

What's included

8 videos10 readings1 assignment

This week we will discuss the role of clinical professions and leadership in healthcare organizations, specifically how quality improvement is critical to achieving excellence. We will examine the role of executive leadership, identify foundations of clinical excellence, and explore how healthcare organizations are engaged in population health improvement. Finally, we will review how performance is measured inside of these organizations.

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6 videos7 readings1 assignment

This week, we will focus on management theories, the role of human resources and healthcare organizations, and how teamwork is critical to achieving outcomes. We will review how electronic health records influence decisions inside of these organizations and issues of privacy and trust that they raise. Finally, we will touch on how to manage staff and service volunteers as well as understand how to distinguish the different types of care environments and how these facilities are planned and designed.

What's included

5 videos5 readings1 assignment

This week, we will discuss financial management in healthcare organizations and the role of philanthropic fundraising, community partnerships, and collaborations to enhance operations and promote capital improvement.

What's included

5 videos10 readings1 assignment

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 Michael Rubyan
University of Michigan
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