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University of Pennsylvania

The Business of Health Care

University of Pennsylvania via Coursera Specialization


This Specialization was designed to help you keep pace with the rapidly changing world of health and health care. Through partnership with Wharton and Penn Medicine, you’ll learn from experts in business acumen, health care management, and health care policy to develop the skills you’ll need to successfully navigate the quickly evolving landscape of this fast-growing field.* By the end of this specialization, you will have a strong foundational understanding of the American health care system, along with the basic financial and management skills to make better, well-informed decisions that improve the cost and quality of the health care you or your enterprise provides. *The employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 17% from 2014 to 2024, significantly faster than the average for all occupations. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor. “Occupational Outlook handbook 2016-17 Edition. Medical and Health Services Managers.”


Course 1: Financial Acumen for Non-Financial Managers
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. In this course, you’ll explore how financial statement data and non-financial metrics can be linked ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: The Economics of Health Care Delivery
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. In this course, you’ll learn about the key components of health care, and the economics behind their ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Management Fundamentals
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. People are the most valuable asset of any business, but they are also the most unpredictable, and the ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Health Care Innovation
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. In this course, you’ll learn the foundational economic theories behind health care innovation and how ... Enroll for free.


Taught by

Amol S. Navathe, Christian Terwiesch, Christopher D. Ittner, David A. Asch, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Guy David, Kevin Volpp, Michael Useem, Peter Cappelli, Richard Lambert and Roy Rosin


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