University of Houston
Value-Based Care Specialization
University of Houston

Value-Based Care Specialization

Learn About Value-Based Care. Learn the fundamentals and real-world application of value-based care that has become integral to improving outcomes in health care. Explore the power of effective communication between healthcare professionals and patients that leads to a partnership focused on quality care.

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Sara G. McNeil
Lechauncy Woodard
Susie Gronseth

Instructors: Sara G. McNeil

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Specialization - 7 course series

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What you'll learn

  • Prepare healthcare clinicians and administrators for Value-Based Care (VBC) reimbursement and operating models.

  • Explore the power of effective communication between healthcare professionals and patients that leads to a partnership focused on quality care.

  • Develop an understanding of your individual responsibility to lead from where you are to advance a culture of collaboration focused on VBC.

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Specialization - 7 course series

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Specialization - 7 course series

What you'll 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'll gain

Category: Healthcare Quality
Category: Patient Care
Category: Health Insurance
Category: value-based healthcare
Category: Quality Measures

Value-Based Care: Population Health

Course 26 hours4.7 (49 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify the determinants and outcomes of population health.

  • Describe the impact of social determinants of health/health-related social needs and behavioral health on population health.

  • Describe the relationship between population health management and the fundamental premise of Value-Based Care   

Skills you'll gain

Category: Healthcare Quality
Category: Healthcare Management
Category: Patient Care
Category: value-based care
Category: Organizational Structure

What you'll learn

  • Describe the importance of managing office-based processes for improving patient outcomes and experience, as well as clinical quality.

  • Describe the importance of managing supporting functions for improving patient outcomes and experience, as well as clinical quality.

  • Formulate a basic understanding of the relationship between managing processes and supporting functions to improve patient outcomes and experience.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Health Education
Category: Patient Care
Category: Office Processes
Category: value-based healthcare
Category: Public Health

Value-Based Care: Reimbursement Models

Course 45 hours4.4 (42 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Explain fee-for-service medical coding and payment mechanisms and why fee-for-service leads to higher costs without clearly improving outcomes.

  • Describe the range of value-based payment options from the HCP-LAN Alternative Payment Model framework.

  • Describe the importance of risk adjustment, quality scores, and patient satisfaction measures in value-based care contracts.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Health Education
Category: Patient Care
Category: value-based care
Category: Public Health
Category: Health Care

Value-Based Care: Organizational Competencies

Course 54 hours4.7 (18 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Health Education
Category: value-based healthcare
Category: Public Health
Category: Health Care
Category: Population Health

Value-Based Care: Quality Improvement in Organizations

Course 65 hours4.8 (21 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Formulate an understanding of the relationship between using a PDSA cycle for quality improvement and the fundamental premise of value-based care.

  • Articulate the importance of organizational effectiveness in transitioning to and maintaining a value-based care organization.

  • Articulate the importance of building a high-performing care team for achieving quality improvement in healthcare.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Communication
Category: Reflective Practice
Category: Receiving feedback
Category: interviewing

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Health Education
Category: value-based healthcare
Category: Public Health
Category: Health Care
Category: Quality Improvement

Instructors

Sara G. McNeil
University of Houston
8 Courses79,832 learners
Lechauncy Woodard
University of Houston
5 Courses32,938 learners
Susie Gronseth
University of Houston
7 Courses13,837 learners

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