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Medical Technology and Evaluation

This course is a part of Healthcare Marketplace, a 5-course Specialization series from Coursera.

Innovations in medical technologies are one of the leading areas of economic growth in the world. Whether new technologies take the form of pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, information technology of some combination of these innovations, the opportunities for both private enterprise and social welfare are substantial. However, these innovations are not without cost, and require reimbursement from either a privately or publicly financed health care delivery system to enter the marketplace. This course aims to provide knowledge of the concepts, data, and methodology required to critically evaluate new medical technologies in order to secure financial investment, reimbursement, and regulatory compliance objectives, such as FDA approval. The course is designed to provide understanding of the analytic tools needed to evaluate medical technologies. After completing this course, students will have the skills needed to: - Understand the reimbursement systems financing medical technology use. - Understand the role of government and regulatory agencies in the development and use of new medical technologies. - Identify a population to be served by a medical technology. - Use health care data to evaluate a medical technology. - Perform cost/benefit and cost/effectiveness analysis of a new technology.

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Rating 4.1 based on 22 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
Starts Feb 18 (9 weeks ago)
Cost $79
From University of Minnesota via Coursera
Instructor Eric Barrette
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Language English
Subjects Science Business
Tags Life Sciences Medicine And Healthcare Business Finance Healthcare Management

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Very informative course and very valuable information to this specialization Bias towards the American healthcare system and deathly boring.

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Markov & Monte Carlo are for real modelers - I agree it is too timeconsuming for pupils if this were actually to be tested and requires macros or other software tools like Vose or Oracle CB which aren't for free.Best regards, BK Good class, the teacher is very clear and the content pedagogic and coherently organized.

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Great understanding of how they make decisions... but if it was to be a career, in evaluation, having either practice exercises or better explanation of the equations (slower?

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Rating 4.1 based on 22 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
Starts Feb 18 (9 weeks ago)
Cost $79
From University of Minnesota via Coursera
Instructor Eric Barrette
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science Business
Tags Life Sciences Medicine And Healthcare Business Finance Healthcare Management

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