A certificate is a short scholastic program that helps provide students with the education and training they need to qualify for promotions at work or to supplement their existing academic record. These programs are usually completed in less than a year.
A career in health systems can take the form of health program planning and strategy or work in the public health policy. Students may take courses in topics such as program evaluation and measurement of health outcomes.
Certificate in Health Systems
The Higher Certificate in Health Care Services Management ( HCHCSM) is a 1-year programme intended for healthcare practitioners and related professionals. [+]
The Higher Certificate in Health Care Services Management ( HCHCSM) is a 1-year programme intended for healthcare practitioners and related professionals such as medical practitioners, nurses, physiotherapists and optometrists, as well as non–medical persons interested in pursuing management careers in health care services in the private and public sector. The programme serves a dual purpose: school leavers will be empowered with initial management training and professionals in healthcare, who occupy managerial positions but have no formal management training will acquire managerial training and competencies.
Persons completing this qualification will:Gain an in-depth understanding of the healthcare services environment. Use economic principles to understand, explain and discuss allocation of resources in the healthcare services environment. Be able to analyse health care services phenomena using economic analysis tools. Be able to apply management principles (general, financial and human resources) in the healthcare services management environment. Be able to manage a health care service practice. Be able to understand, monitor, review and implement quality improvement systems in this industry - Understand planning, policy making, monitoring, review and implementation in the healthcare services sector. Be able to vertically articulate onto the RBS BCom Degree programme. Modules to be completed Management Principles Health Care Services Environment Health Economics Practice Management Service Delivery and Quality Management Health Care Services Planning and Policy [-]
A one-year, online certificate program focusing on understanding and leading the transformation of hospital and health systems to value-based reimbursement. [+]
The Certificate in Population Health Management is a fully online, part-time graduate program offered by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Population health management has emerged as an important strategy for healthcare providers and payers and the Certificate in Population Health Management prepares students to examine and respond to both challenges and opportunities to improve health within and across populations. The program is structured to guide health care professionals seeking to transform or create sustainable models of value-driven accountable care.[-]