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312.650.01 Non-Traditional & Innovative Health Services Partnerships

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
4th term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Thursday,  3:30 - 5:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
LaKeasha Wormley
Course Instructor:
  • Mark Shaver
Resources:
Description:

The need to extract costs from a $3.4T industry is driving non-traditional health services partnerships that encourage previously siloed parties to exchange information. With both cost and quality in sharp focus, a parallel industry is emerging with the sole aim of achieving value in this sector. To adapt to this new age of healthcare, building, leveraging and evaluating innovative partnerships is an invaluable skill for the next generation of leaders.

Introduces innovative, non-traditional partnerships as an integral part of achieving a value-based healthcare system. Examines growing trends in healthcare and basic principles and practices of non-traditional partnerships. Discusses the method of building balanced business models to ensure obtainable milestones and returns for all parties. Presents lessons learned by industry leaders who have experienced establishing partnerships with multi-national corporate, investor, and strategic entities focusing on clinical services, population health and health/IT activities.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify gaps and articulate opportunities for partnerships
  2. Compare various models for health services partnerships currently in the market
  3. Demonstrate best practices for creating partnerships that encourage information exchange, coordinated efforts to problem solve, and the leveraging of expertise across industries
Methods of Assessment:

Participation 10%, Evaluation & Presentation of Content 75%; Discussion & Reflections 15%

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Due to enrollment cap, all students must obtain permission in order to register for this course.

For consent, contact:

lwormley@jhu.edu

Special Comments:

Course will meet on March 28, April 18, April 25 and May 9, 2019