Health care should never be compromised. But transforming the way health care is delivered, measured, and reimbursed can lower costs without impacting quality care.  

  • Dates

    Nov 4 – 8, 2024

  • Status

    Accepting Applications

  • Format


  • Location


  • Fee


  • Application Due

    Oct 25, 2024

The program fee covers tuition and program materials.

When you improve value, everyone wins—your patients, your organization, and the global health care ecosystem. 

Strategy for Health Care Delivery—Virtual is a program for health care professionals who want to lead the charge toward high-value, integrated care delivery. You'll develop strategies to implement and oversee a value-based health care approach with proven results of lower costs and improved outcomes.  

Key Program Features

Key Topics

  • Build and manage a value framework for health care delivery for your organization 

  • Organize practice units around specific medical conditions or populations  

  • Integrate primary and specialty care for a comprehensive approach to patient health 

  • Measure and optimize costs, experiences, and outcomes for each patient through Time-Driven Activity Based Costing (TDABC) 

  • Equip health care providers to enhance the value they deliver 

  • Deliver measurable advancements in patient health 

  • Shift reimbursement models to reward value-based care 

  • Coordinate care across facilities and strategically expand into new geographies 

  • Build an IT platform that supports your efforts 

  • 5
    days of live online learning
  • 9–12
    hours of pre-program work

Participants will receive a detailed schedule and case materials approximately two weeks before the program starts.

Participants will attend live online classroom sessions every weekday from 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ET. The final program day will end at approximately 1:30 p.m. ET.

Collaborative learning is an integral part of the experience. To maximize the benefit for everyone, participants are expected to attend each session, complete all assignments, and contribute to group and class discussions.

  • Senior-level management from health care delivery organizations 

  • Senior executives or strategists from large organizations that provide health care to employees or customers, collaborate with health care institutions, or offer on-site health services or retail health care as part of their business model 

  • Senior executives from nonprofit organizations that deliver health care services 

  • Executives from health care insurance companies, government entities that pay for health care, or other payor organizations 

  • Leaders from pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies, or other health care supply companies—including startups and established firms 

Global Perspective

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Asia Pacific
Latin America
Middle East
North America


Years Worked

  • 14%

    Less than 10 years

  • 26%

    10-14 years

  • 17%

    15-19 years

  • 21%

    20-24 years

  • 10%

    25-29 years

  • 7%

    30-34 years

  • 5%

    35-39 years


Highest Level Attained

  • 2%


  • 19%


  • 9%


  • 24%


  • 21%


  • 16%


Companies That Have Participated

  • Cleveland Clinic

  • CVS Health (Aetna)

  • International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM)

  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.

  • Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Mayo Clinic

  • Pfizer

  • Providence Health Care

  • Shriners Hospitals for Children

  • Walmart Health

All our executive education programs are developed and taught by a team of widely recognized HBS faculty. Many are skilled educators, groundbreaking researchers, and award-winning authors. Through their board memberships, consulting, and field-based research, they address the complex challenges facing business leaders across the globe.

Faculty Chair

When you participate in a virtual HBS Executive Education program, you benefit from a powerful learning experience carefully designed with a virtual setting in mind.

Through live, synchronous program sessions you'll engage directly with our renowned faculty to learn from their latest research, gain actionable takeaways, and facilitate your growth. Additionally, virtual learning groups will connect you to a global group of peers and build your network.

HBS professor teaches in the Live Online Classroom

Purposefully designed to bring the classroom to life for both participants and faculty

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State-of-the-art technology delivers active, engaging learning

We admit applicants on a rolling, space-available basis, so you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

The selective admissions process is based on professional achievement, organizational responsibility, and the admissions criteria for each program as described in Who Should Attend. There are no formal educational requirements for HBS Executive Education programs.

Learn more about the admissions process and requirements.

Program content, dates, schedule, fees, technology platforms, and faculty are subject to change. In accordance with Harvard University policy, Harvard Business School does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex or sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, veteran status, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities.