Design and Implementation of Global Digital Health Interventions
- 3rd term
- International Health
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2021 - 2022
- Instruction Method:
Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.
Governments and health organizations are increasingly keen on digital health. Healthcare leaders are required to work at the intersection of health and technology, bringing together teams with diverse skills in health and computer science. But is a digital intervention appropriate for your health program? How can you set it up to effectively scale from the outset?
Provides an understanding of different types of digital interventions in healthcare. Reviews existing "global goods" and tools that are helpful in planning digital programs. Examines effective implementation strategies to make digital programs effective using case studies. Reviews critical team skills needed for implementation and scale. Explores emerging analytic methodologies to monitor digital programs. Prepares students to become effective decision-makers and digital health leaders.
- Learning Objectives:
- Identify key types of digital interventions applied to improve a variety of health services
- Critically appraise technical considerations for the selection, adaptation and implementation considerations for various digital health platforms
- Develop requirements, data flow diagrams and a process to conceptualize implementation of digital health interventions
- Methods of Assessment:
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 20% Reflection
- 30% Midterm assignment
- 50% Final Project
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required