Learn the fundamentals of the rapidly evolving, multidisciplinary field of Digital Health and its associated disruption of healthcare.
The Specialized Certificate in Digital Health represents a collaboration of several UC San Diego and School of Medicine departments and incorporates expertise in data science, mHealth, IoMT, AI, disruptive innovations, regulatory, genomic medicine, biomedical ethics, behavioral medicine, and ethical aspects related to the acceleration of Digital Health. The certificate program comprises of five core courses offering an overview of Digital Health, unique case studies, and an examination of emerging technologies and new business models. The courses engage in both theoretical and applied activities to provide the background knowledge necessary to effectively understand the intricacies of the digital health landscape and to identify meaningful opportunities to generate new value for both consumers and organizations.
The 100% online program combines aspects of healthcare administration, public health, ethics and strategies for commercialization and business development. Courses encompass several distinct academic disciplines and incorporates perspectives from industry practitioners who provide their expertise on advanced medical technologies, IoMT, and disruptive innovations. The program will empower learners to understand the intricacies of the digital health landscape and to identify meaningful opportunities to generate new value for both consumers and organizations.
Digital Health’s impact integrating disruptive medical innovations to can change healthcare outcomes, at both the patient and population health level, will be examined. The COVID-19 pandemic and worldwide shelter in place orders, have made integrating Digital Health technology solutions more important than ever. Public
health and healthcare professionals are relying on collection and sharing of data at scale to advance
mitigation strategies and bring knowledge to patients, the public and to public health authorities.
New content examines topics such as telemedicine, smart algorithms, connected health, health behavioral change, user expereince design and wellness Apps. The program offers a unique educational experience for those working in healthcare technology roles, research, entrepreneurial, and regulatory entities in the healthcare space.
There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program
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At a minimum, a bachelor degree in a scientific or technology field (e.g., BS, BEng) with significant exposure to and familiarity with healthcare and/or frontier technologies is needed to meaningfully engage with this program.
Intended for those with a background or interest in healthcare transformation, data science, eHealth, IT administration, engineering and regulatory affairs.
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