These courses combine research with real-world insights from healthcare administrators and facilities experts. Courses are developed by faculty members from Cornell’s College of Human Ecology as well as its Sloan Program in Health Administration, a prestigious graduate program that has been educating the next generation of health-management leaders for more than 50 years. These courses are ideal for clinicians, healthcare administrators, or others embarking on a healthcare-management career, and provide essential skills for meeting system-design, cost, and patient-centered goals.
Basic Tools for Facility PlanningCOURSE ID: SLN562
The process of designing a healthcare facility has a special mission: to have a positive impact on its many users—including patients, families, visitors, nurses, physicians, and other clinical and non-clinical staff—while simultaneously fostering cost-effective operations. This course introduces the must-know concepts and related terminology of healthcare facility planning.
Improving Quality and Performance of Healthcare ServicesCOURSE ID: DYS516
Guiding Your Organization’s Costs and BudgetsCOURSE ID: DYS515
Addressing Healthcare EconomicsCOURSE ID: DYS514
Planning Healthcare Investments and MarketingCOURSE ID: DYS513
Assessing Your Organization’s FinancesCOURSE ID: DYS512
Managing People in a Healthcare SettingCOURSE ID: DYS511
Planning and Designing a Healing EnvironmentCOURSE ID: SLN561
How can you be sure that capital improvement projects in your organization incorporate best practices and achieve their intended goals? The answer is to look at the evidence: what are the approaches that other healthcare facilities undertaking similar projects have used that have worked?
Navigating the Healthcare Regulatory EnvironmentCOURSE ID: DYS517
Practice Based ResearchCOURSE ID: SLN563
When a healthcare organization is potentially committing millions of dollars to a capital improvement project, it's critical to ensure that the design conforms to best practices and is likely to achieve the intended results. This course lays out a practical approach to conducting small-scale, relatively rapid empirical research studies targeting a specific project, in contrast to relying exclusively on the published EBD research literature.
Revising and Implementing Your Strategic PlanCOURSE ID: SLN553
Learn how to design and implement a strategic plan that best reflects organizational goals. Periodic assessment and revision are usually necessary and generally smart business.
Strategic Planning for Healthcare OrganizationsCOURSE ID: SLN552
Strategic planning in healthcare requires a shift in perspective; the service provider must make decisions and strategize like a modern businessperson. Learn to evaluate the overall health of the organization and implement long-term plans for sustainability and success.
Transformational Excellence: Change Leadership in HealthcareCOURSE ID: SLN551
To be competitive, reduce risk and meet patients' needs, hospitals and healthcare organizations must transform the way they deliver services and manage change. Identifying areas at risk and in need of improvement is the first step toward making healthcare organizations operate more efficiently and safely.