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University of Pennsylvania

Healthcare Law

University of Pennsylvania via Coursera Specialization


This Specialization is designed to help you navigate the complex legal framework that governs modern health systems. You will learn the fundamentals of American health law, then explore how privacy law shapes the relationship between healthcare providers and their patients. You will also learn how intellectual property law influences everything from the pharmaceutical industry, to medical research, to cutting-edge ethical issues involved in emerging technologies such as DNA-testing. Finally, the specialization will conclude with a study of how other countries vary in their approaches to solving the common problems that face all health systems.


Course 1: U.S. Health Law Fundamentals
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. This course explores how statutes, regulations, common law, and market forces help or hinder three ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Privacy Law and HIPAA
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. What does it take to comply with privacy laws? In this course, we’ll look at the practical aspects ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Intellectual Property in the Healthcare Industry
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. This course begins with an overview of general intellectual property law in the United States, then ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Comparative Health Systems
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. This course uses comparative analysis of health care systems to gain a better understanding of health ... Enroll for free.


Taught by

Angus Corbett, Lauren Steinfeld, R. Polk Wagner and Theodore Ruger


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  • It is a wonderful course, it has all the tools, there is a great teacher and he explains clearly, we have discussions about the topics and activities in general, I have found it an excellent course

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