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Online Course

Population Health: Fundamentals of Population Health Management

Leiden University via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session In progress
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 4 hours a week
  • Duration 4 weeks long
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Overview

What are the principles of Population Health Management as a pro-active management approach to improve health and to tackle health disparities? In this course we will discuss the basic principles of Population Health Management that will help you as (future) health care professional or policymaker to analyse current healthcare challenges and to design possible solutions using the Population Health Management Approach.

During this course you discuss the rationale for the current value transformation in healthcare and Population Health Management as a logic reaction. You will be confronted with the leading frameworks of Population Health Management. You determine the necessary building blocks, including the evaluation and implementation issues.

This Course is part of the to-be-developed Leiden University master program Population Health Management. If you wish to find out more about this program see the last reading of this Course!

Syllabus

Welcome to Fundamentals of Population Health Management
-Welcome to Fundamentals of Population Health Management! In this module you will get to know what the scope is of this course and you will learn how to be successful at online studying.

Why Population Health Management?
-Why Population Health Management? For each change there needs to be some kind of urgency. In this module you will come across the current challenges of modern healthcare. You will start to see how different perspectives on healthcare influence the change in direction.

What is Population Health Management?
-What is Population Health Management? In this module you will learn what Population Health Management is and which different Population Health Management Frameworks are out there. Lastly, you could explain the difference between Population Health Management and public health and epidemiology.

What is health in Population Health Management?
-What is health in Population Health Management? In this module we take a closer look at health. You will see the shift in the definitions of health over time. You will get insights in the factors influencing your health and others' and you will be challenged to promote health in risk groups.

How to implement Population Health Management?
-In this module you will understand that the complex nature of healthcare impacts implementation and evaluation of Population Health Management enterprises. First, you will learn the difference about simple, complex and complicated problems. Second, you will discover that that Population Health Management operates in a complex system. Third, you will get to know the consequences for implementation, and lastly, the consequences for evaluation. Ready to start dreaming about your own Population Health Management intervention?

Taught by

Marc Bruijnzeels and Roos van der Vaart

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