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Interest in value-based care and current or future employment in healthcare

Approx. 6 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • What value-based care is and why it is important

  • How the U.S. healthcare system has evolved

  • What quality is and how is it measured in healthcare

Skills you will gain

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Beginner Level

Interest in value-based care and current or future employment in healthcare

Approx. 6 hours to complete
English

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University of Houston

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction to Value-Based Care

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 22 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
How This Course Works3m
Module 1 Level Set4m
What Does the Word "Value" Mean?1m
What Does the Word "Value" Mean in Health Care?4m
What Does "Value" Mean in the Term "Value-Based Care"?4m
Delivering Outcomes that Matter to Patients at the Lowest Cost2m
1 reading
Explore the Optional Resources for Module 110m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

The U.S. Healthcare System (Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial Insurance, TRICARE, and the Veterans Health Administration: Creation, Evolution and Change

2 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 65 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
14 videos
The U.S. Healthcare System8m
The Uninsured: Out-of-Pocket Healthcare2m
Expansion of Insurance6m
Commercial Insurance5m
Introduction to Medicare and Medicaid2m
About Medicare5m
About Medicaid7m
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services3m
TRICARE5m
Veterans Health Administration (VHA)3m
U.S. Healthcare System: Complex and Segmented2m
Funding & Expenditures: The Economics of Healthcare6m
The Path to VBC3m
2 readings
A Brief Timeline of Health Insurance in the U.S.10m
Explore the Optional Resources for Module 210m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Development and Evolution in Healthcare Quality Measures and Outcomes

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 46 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Managing Quality: Crucial for Health Care2m
Clinical Quality2m
The TRIPLE AIM3m
Quality Measures: Process and Outcome6m
Measurement Best Practice3m
Standardization of Quality Measures8m
Who Defines Quality Measures?7m
The Challenge: Aligning Quality Measures3m
2 readings
The Evolution of Quality Measures (PDF)10m
Explore the Optional Resources for Module 310m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Course Project: Making This My Own

1 hour to complete

About the Value-Based Care Specialization

Value-Based Care

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