Your Course of Study
The nature of this program is an exploration of new ways of thinking about the health care continuum—from revolutionary therapies and technologies to inventive operating models and novel approaches to payment reform—through dynamic lectures, classroom discussions, real-world case studies, and conversations with peers. Emerging Issues in Health Care will cover five key areas: new science, regulatory and finance reform, new technology, obesity, and service innovation. The purposeful inclusion of all industry subsectors affords a unique opportunity for open dialogue enabling joint exploration facilitated by HBS and Harvard University faculty.
Evaluate the promise of new technologies and medical advances and their impact on patient health, care delivery, and reimbursement
Regulatory and Finance Reform
Improve quality of care and respond to new mandates
Examine the impact of technology-empowered health care consumers
Debate the alternatives to controlling the obesity epidemic—drugs vs. surgery vs. prevention
Will efficiencies in care delivery close the cost gap?