Evaluating the Quality of Healthcare Delivery (Coursera)

Evaluating the Quality of Healthcare Delivery Coursera course, you will have the opportunity to learn about the great progress that has been made in measuring and evaluating the quality of care. We will discuss key concepts and methods. You will also learn about how to use websites for comparing the quality of healthcare providers.

Description

Evaluating the Quality of Healthcare Delivery Coursera course, you will have the opportunity to learn about the great progress that has been made in measuring and evaluating the quality of care. We will discuss key concepts and methods. You will also learn about how to use websites for comparing the quality of healthcare providers. The course content is intended for a wide range of participants – for example, people who have a general interest in quality of care, consumers seeking information about how to choose a provider for themselves or family members or leaders of business organizations who are responsible for employee health insurance benefits and network of providers.

What you will learn

  • Explain key developments regarding how the quality of care is measured and evaluated in the US.
  • Discuss scientific issues and challenges for evaluating the quality of care and methods for addressing these challenges.
  • Identify and apply resources and tools for comparing the quality of care of providers.
  • They articulate a basic framework for evaluating the quality of outcomes of care for evaluating and comparing providers.

Syllabus of Evaluating the Quality of Healthcare Delivery Coursera course

Foundational Concepts for Evaluating Quality

We will begin by briefly discussing key developments in the U.S. and elsewhere underlying changing

perspectives toward the way quality of care is defined and evaluated. We will then outline and discuss a basic conceptual framework for selecting measures for evaluating the quality of care by hospitals and physicians. This discussion will draw attention to key distinctions between process and outcome measures and their relative advantages and disadvantages for evaluating quality of care. This module will also include examples of quality measures that are currently in use.

Scientific Issues and Challenges for Comparing Quality of Care Among Providers

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