U.S. Healthcare Systems

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U.S. Healthcare Systems

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U.S. Healthcare Systems
The course U.S. Healthcare Systems is an online class provided by Doane University through edX. The skill level of the course is Intermediate. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Examine the structure and delivery of the U.S. healthcare system and its impact on population health outcomes, and comparative analysis.

Course description

This course is part of the Certified Lifestyle Medicine Executive MicroMasters program which consists of 9 courses and a capstone exam. After completing the program, you can also apply to Doane University to complete your MBA online for approximately $10,500 (learn more about the program here).________________________________________________________________Healthcare delivery system reform and innovation are crucial topics in healthcare. Understanding organizations and current delivery systems help leaders understand why there are poor outcomes and create pathways for change. Exposure to other efficient and cost-effective models will allow learners to incorporate these ideas into their own healthcare delivery.Learners who take this course will be able to analyze the structure of the U.S. healthcare system and how healthcare is delivered, its impact on population health outcomes, and comparative analysis.This course is part of the Certified Lifestyle Medicine Executive MicroMasters program. For an introduction to lifestyle medicine, see the Lifestyle Medicine Competencies Professional Certificate program.

Prerequisites & Facts

U.S. Healthcare Systems

Course Topic

Business and Management, Medicine

University, College, Institution

Doane University

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



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U.S. Healthcare Systems

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / Doane University you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (99.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: Doane University
Topic: Business and Management, Medicine