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Evaluating the Quality of Healthcare Delivery

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This Evaluating the Quality of Healthcare Delivery offered by Coursera in partnership with Northeastern University is part of the Healthcare Trends for Business Professionals Specialization.

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Overview

In this Evaluating the Quality of Healthcare Delivery offered by Coursera in partnership with Northeastern University, you will have the opportunity to learn about the great progress that has been made in measuring and evaluating quality of care.  We will discuss key concepts and methods.  You will also learn about how to use websites for comparing the quality of healthcare providers.  

The course content is intended for a wide range of participants – for example, people who have a general interest in quality of care, consumers seeking information about how to choose a provider for themselves or family members, or leaders of business organizations who are responsible for employee health insurance benefits and network of providers.

By the end of this course, the learner should be able to: 

  • Explain key developments regarding how quality of care is measured and evaluated in the US.
  • Articulate basic framework for evaluating quality of outcomes of care including types of and criteria for selecting quality measures for evaluating and comparing providers. 
  • Discuss scientific issues and challenges for evaluating quality of care and methods for addressing these challenges.   
  • Identify and apply resources and tools for comparing the quality of care of providers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundational Concepts for Evaluating Quality
  • Scientific Issues and Challenges for Comparing Quality of Care Among Providers
  • Resources and Tools for Evaluating Quality
  • Future Directions in Evaluating Quality of Care

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Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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Funding

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