The program is offered only online
Healthcare has experienced enormous leaps of innovation over the past several decades with advances in technology such as artificial intelligence, better therapeutic options, and improved diagnostics due to breakthroughs in data analysis and health informatics. The majority of this innovation has been focused on the development of new drugs, medical devices, diagnostic procedures, and therapies — now is the time to bring the delivery of healthcare services up to par with the modern world. An innovative mindset in healthcare is needed to improve quality, enhance the patient experience, reduce harm, improve access, increase efficiency, eliminate waste, and lower costs.
The Certificate in Innovation in Healthcare Management empowers healthcare industry professionals — from senior executives to aspiring managers — to foster effective, innovative environments and deliver results from new innovations.
Be a Driver of Innovation in Your Healthcare Organization
#1 Most Innovative School in the U.S. (ASU, U.S. News & World Report 2016–2020)
#1 ranking in Internationalism of Alumni in The Economist 2014
#15 ranking for Overall Executive Education in the Financial Times 2015
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By using real-world examples and applied scenarios, this experiential Certificate in Innovation in Healthcare Management enables participants to be more informed catalysts of valuable innovation. This ground-breaking healthcare innovation program was co-developed by the Associate Dean of Innovation for the world’s top-ranked global management program and focuses on addressing current healthcare issues and real-world applicability of learning content. The eight-week online program carries 16 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Students who undertake our healthcare innovation course will be introduced to concepts and definitions which include, but are not limited to, ideation and evaluation of ideas, identifying ways to turn innovative ideas into valuable strategies and business models, and ultimately delivering results from innovation.
Unit 1: Megatrends in Healthcare
Unit 2: Ideation Best Practices
Unit 3: Effective Validation
Unit 4: Understanding Resource Constraints
Unit 5: Planning for New Innovations
Unit 6: Creating Valuable Advantages
Unit 7: Winning Adoption for New Ideas
Unit 8: Delivering Rapid Results
Participants of the Certificate in Innovation in Healthcare Management will earn the following skills:
Describe key trends in the healthcare industry
Recognize key environmental constraints impacting healthcare providers and healthcare service companies
Identify opportunities for innovation in the healthcare industry
Apply and summarize effective validation strategies for healthcare innovations
Identify ways to turn innovative ideas into valuable strategies and business models
Recognize planning models and payoff measurements for new innovation projects
Identify resource needs for new innovation projects
Outline techniques for encouraging others to adopt new innovations
Create a 90-day delivery plan that includes keys to delivering intended results
Who should study this program?
This online course empowers healthcare industry professionals, from senior executives to aspiring managers, to foster effective innovation environments and deliver results from new innovations. Groups that could especially benefit from this certificate program are:
Mid- to senior-level managers
Personnel with a budget, management, or team-level decision responsibility
High-potential management candidates
About the Partnership: DHGE and Thunderbird School of Global Management
The partnership between DHGE and ASU's Thunderbird School of Global Management brings together one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare providers in the U.S., the world’s No. 1 ranked Master’s in Management and the No. 1 Most Innovative School in the U.S. to offer ground-breaking programs.