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HCS/487

Technology and Systems Approach for Health Care Managers

Online

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$1194

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Course level: Undergraduate

The course examines the integration of technology used within health care systems. Students will focus on the processes used in the selection, implementation, and evaluation of health information systems. Emphasis on methods used by health care managers to make informed business decisions related to the application and use of technology within the health care industry will be covered.

Prerequisites

None

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Week 1 - Fundamentals of Project Management in Health Care

  • Describe the fundamentals of project management within the health care industry.
  • Explain project management lifecycles within the health care industry.

Week 2 - Project Management Elements

  • Explain the major elements of a project plan in the health care industry.
  • Organize project elements into a work breakdown structure.

Week 3 - Project Time Management and Scheduling in the Health Care Industry

  • Explain the planning timeline process.
  • Explain the application of a project scheduling tool in the health care industry.

Week 4 - Project Cost, Risk, and Quality Management in the Health Care Industry

  • Explain strategies to address possible cost overruns in health care projects.
  • Recommend project risk and risk mitigation strategies.

Week 5 - Project Reporting, Change Management and Closure

  • Explain impact of change on a health care project plan.
  • Develop a cohesive health care project report.

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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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