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About

This Medical Technology and Evaluation offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Minnesota is part of the Healthcare Marketplace Specialization.

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Overview

Innovations in medical technologies are one of the leading areas of economic growth in the world. Whether new technologies take the form of pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, information technology of some combination of these innovations, the opportunities for both private enterprise and social welfare are substantial. However, these innovations are not without cost, and require reimbursement from either a privately or publicly financed health care delivery system to enter the marketplace. 

The Medical Technology and Evaluation offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Minnesota aims to provide knowledge of the concepts, data, and methodology required to critically evaluate new medical technologies in order to secure financial investment, reimbursement, and regulatory compliance objectives, such as FDA approval. The course is designed to provide understanding of the analytic tools needed to evaluate medical technologies. 

After completing this course, students will have the skills needed to: 

  • Understand the reimbursement systems financing medical technology use.
  • Understand the role of government and regulatory agencies in the development and use of new medical technologies.
  • Identify a population to be served by a medical technology.
  • Use health care data to evaluate a medical technology.
  • Perform cost/benefit and cost/effectiveness analysis of a new technology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Technology Assessment in the Current Health Care Financing and Regulatory Environment
  • Clinical Trials and Insurance Claims Data
  • The Elements of Medical Technology Assessments
  • Methodological Approaches and Considerations

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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