The US Healthcare Industry: Changes and Opportunities
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The US Healthcare Industry: Changes and Opportunities

An inside look at recent changes in the US healthcare industry brought on by Obamacare, and the pressure to lower costs
4.2 (63 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
323 students enrolled
Created by Jonathan Ezer
Last updated 8/2013
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This course includes
  • 32 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the key actors in the healthcare industry
  • Understand the key provisions of Obamacare
  • Understand how insurance companies are trying to lower costs
Requirements
  • None
Description

This course is about recent changes in the US healthcare industry. The course contains six short animated lectures, and will take 30 minutes to complete.

Students who take this course will gain a new understanding of the various forces driving change in the healthcare industry, and an appreciation for new opportunities.

The course is taught via 6 animated lectures, that explain the key aspects of the healthcare industry in an engaging way.

The instructor will be available to answer any questions via email within 24 hours.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone interested to learn inside knowledge of the healthcare industry
Course content
Expand 6 lectures 32:05
+ US Healthcare Industry: Changes and Opportunities in 6 lectures
6 lectures 32:05

In this lecture, we will introduce the key aspects of the US healthcare industry, and will discuss why it is changing so rapidly. We will cover the two main problems in the healthcare industry: 1) High Costs and 2) Too Many Uninsured.

Preview 03:57

In this lecture, we will discuss the key players in the healthcare industry, and the power relationships between them. We will review how each player is trying to maximize their profits, and how that creates tension in the healthcare ecosystem.

Preview 07:51

In this lecture, we will discuss the 8 key elements of Obamacare. We will review how Obamacare is changing the marketplace for health insurance, and how that creates opportunities for job seekers and entrepreneurial firms.

Part 3: Obamacare
06:11

In this lecture, we will discuss the 4 ways in which insurance companies are trying to lower healthcare costs. We will show why these efforts have been modestly successful.

Part 4: Strategies to Lower Costs
07:10

In this lecture, we will review one of the major demographic trends affecting the United States: population aging. We will review the impact this trend will have on healthcare costs, and how this impact can be reduced.

Part 5: Population Aging and US Healthcare
04:00

In this lecture, we will review the major changes affecting the healthcare industry, and discuss why this is a time of great change and opportunity.

Part 6: Conclusion
02:56