Inside the Health Care Ecosystem: Strategic Insights for Business Leaders
April 28 – 30, 2020; Optional clinical immersion add-on April 27
Program Fee: $4,900; Optional clinical immersion add-on: $1,900
Location: Harvard Medical School, Boston Massachusetts
By the end of this program, participants from any business sector (in, adjacent to, or impacting health care) will gain insights into the science and practice of medicine, and will be able to:
- Describe real-world workflows within health care, with particular emphasis on the perspectives of the patient and provider.
- Identify challenges faced by all types of stakeholders within these workflows in order to determine solutions to shared problems and inefficiencies.
- Explain the complex, converging forces shaping the current and future health care ecosystem in the context of the business of health care.
- Apply new insights and program learnings to day-to-day work, as well as longer-term strategic priorities, to achieve broader adoption for the products and services their organization creates.
Inside the Health Care Ecosystem is an intensive, experiential and interactive week-long learning experience. Participants learn from leading HMS faculty experts while they interact and network with a cohort of professional peers. Classroom sessions are augmented by pre-work and group discussions. The optional clinical immersion offers an exclusive opportunity to experience health care in action.
Sample subject areas include:
- Experiences of patients and caregivers
- How patient experiences reveal unmet clinical needs and inspire avenues for research discovery
- How patients decide where to seek care
- The culture of medicine and the patient-doctor interaction
- How doctors think
- Real-world workflows and time pressures
- Unmet clinical needs
- Changing makeup of care teams and care coordination
Digital Health and Analytics:
- New applications of non-traditional data for real-world evidence
- Digital health tools for collection of patient-reported outcomes and patient-generated data
- Applications of machine learning in health care
- Increasing access and sharing of health care data via FHIR standards, APIs and apps
Health Care Economics:
- Drivers of health care spending increases
- Emerging paradigms in benefit re-design
- Consumer engagement and transparency
- New approaches to drug pricing
New Trends in Care Delivery:
- Rethinking where brick and mortar care occurs
- Telemedicine approaches that shift care in time and place
- Perspectives from health care in different contexts, from academic medical centers, to community, to underserved populations
- Genetics and precision medicine in clinical practice
Hospital Management: Business of Care:
- The business and strategy of health care: perspectives from the front lines of leadership
- Pain points and threats to traditional care delivery models
- Population health management to maximize value
- Administrative burden and physician burnout
Gain exclusive exposure to real-world workflows and health care delivery in action through Inside the Health Care Ecosystem’s opt-in immersion experience. This component of the program brings participants into world-leading Harvard teaching hospitals for firsthand observation and access. Due to the lead time necessary to process clearances, the deadline to apply for the clinical immersion experience is January 15, 2020.
Who is Right for this Program?
Inside the Health Care Ecosystem is designed for health care business and science leaders, as well as leaders who are transitioning into the health care field. The program is appropriate for professionals who seek the latest perspectives into this dynamic and complex industry.
Professionals from the following industry segments will benefit from this program:
- Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
- Health IT and digital health
- Non-clinical leaders of health systems
- Health insurance and other payers
- Professional service firms whose work impacts health care including investing, legal and consulting
Program Dates: April 28-30, 2019; Optional clinical immersion add-on: April 27
Program Fee: $4,900; Optional clinical immersion add-on $1,900
Team Discount: 20% discount off full program price for teams of 3 or more. Please contact one of our program advisors to learn more at email@example.com or 617-432-1538.
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