Institute of Emerging Health Professions
Digital Health Entrepreneurship
The Institute of Emerging Health Professions will soon offer short, innovative courses that will offer techniques to evaluate the viability and feasibility of new initiatives within different healthcare settings. Clinicians and aspiring innovators in the healthcare sector will be able to use these skills in starting or investing in opportunities both within an existing company or non-profit, or as an entirely new venture.
The newly developed short, innovative courses will teach practical tools for evaluating and implementing technology based healthcare startups. This includes: business models, funding, marketing and a quick A to Z on building a startup.
- Introduction to Digital Health
- Business Models for Healthcare Innovation
- Legal and Regulatory Issues for Digital Health
- Marketing and Fundraising for Digital Health
Upon completion of these short courses, students will be able to consult leaders in their institution, CEOs, or decision makers and understand how current and future health technologies will impact both patient care and providing care.
- Identify problems or opportunities and generate ideas to address those within the complex healthcare system.
- Assess the validity, given the existing constraints within current healthcare systems, of the potential solutions.
- Create and execute a commercially oriented research project, social entrepreneurship program, or business plan tied to a specific healthcare innovation using technology.
- Acquire necessary resources and support to initiate a project, program, or venture.
- Lead, manage, and work effectively across clinical, business and technology boundaries.
- Communicate effectively, particularly innovative ideas, verbally and in writing for diverse audiences both within and outside of healthcare systems.
- Evaluate the potential success in creating a project, program, or venture to improve the delivery of healthcare.
- Understand how economics play a part in implementation of programs.
- Implement a program and understand the various parties and players in decision making capacity.
Jason T. Crook, MBA
Teaching Assistant Professor & DEC Coordinator- Business Models
Jefferson Kanbar College of Design, Engineering & Commerce
Adam P. Dicker, MD, PhD, FASTRO
Enterprise Senior Vice President
Director, Center for Digital Health and Data Science
Professor & Chair, Radiation Oncology
Department of Radiation Oncology Sidney Kimmel Medical College & Cancer Center
Carolyn Hochstadter, JD
Managing Partner, E.
Carolyn Hochstadter Dicker, LLC
Court of Common Pleas
Aron Starosta, PhD Managing Partner, ExoTx Consulting
Shruti Chandra, MD, MEHP
Program Director, Digital Health, Institute of Emerging Health Professions Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Senior Associate Director of Admissions
Office of Admissions
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