Health Care

Transform Health Care Practices

Taught by Johns Hopkins faculty and leading research experts, the Carey Business School's executive health care courses are designed to transform health care practices in an ever-changing environment. Learn how to approach complex challenges with cutting-edge strategies. Participants will hone leadership ablities, master critical management skills, and develop innovative health care practice.

Below, you’ll find detailed course descriptions. View them as itineraries of how each course will prepare you for success in today’s dynamic business world.

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Executive Certificate in Health Care Leadership and Management

The Executive Certificate in Health Care Leadership and Management is a five-day course that spans consecutive weekends. Sessions address principles of organizational design, critical management skills, tools for effective leadership, and strategies for successfully implementing organizational change.

This course prepares participants to:
  • Strengthen your leadership framework as it applies to the health care industry
  • Learn how to leverage diversity in experience, expertise, and work styles to lead health care teams
  • Develop practical tools to manage dynamic health care teams and organizations
  • Gain business and personal flexibility required in the constantly changing health care industry
  • Drive innovation within your health care organization
  • Incorporate leadership techniques into your operations
  • Enrich your resume and professional network

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Behavioral Economics for Health Care

Patients' medical outcomes (and health outcomes, more broadly) depend on more than just medical treatment. In Behavioral Economics for Health Care, participants learn the impact that behavioral factors affecting patients, doctors, and their interaction can have on decision-making, costs, treatment path, wellness, and even survival. In this course, participants will explore how psychological biases, reference points, environmental cues, heuristics, and habits play a role in everything from prescriptions to testing, continuity of patient treatment, and more. 

This course will prepare you to:

  • Understand how behavioral economics can have short and long-term effects on patient outcomes
  • Apply the standard neoclassical economics model to health care
  • Examine how psychological biases can impact patient care
  • Make more systemic decisions that will impact successful patient care
  • Develop a roadmap for incorporating behavioral economics into your practice to become a more effective leader

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"Experts in the field, no question, highly engaged and approachable."

– 2017 High Reliability Leadership Participant
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