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Non-Traditional & innovative Health Services Partnerships

East Baltimore
4th Term
Health Policy and Management
Academic Year
2023 - 2024
Instruction Method
Class Time(s)
Course will meet on March 30, April 6, April 13, April 27, May 5 and May 11
Thursday, 3:30 - 5:20pm
Auditors Allowed
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Next Offered
2024 - 2025
The need to extract costs from a $3.4T industry is driving non-traditional health services partnerships that encourage previously siloed parties to exchange information. With both cost and quality in sharp focus, a parallel industry is emerging with the sole aim of achieving value in this sector. To adapt to this new age of healthcare, building, leveraging and evaluating innovative partnerships is an invaluable skill for the next generation of leaders.
Introduces innovative, non-traditional partnerships as an integral part of achieving a value-based healthcare system. Examines growing trends in healthcare and basic principles and practices of non-traditional partnerships. Discusses the method of building balanced business models to ensure obtainable milestones and returns for all parties. Presents lessons learned by industry leaders who have experienced establishing partnerships with multi-national corporate, investor, and strategic entities focusing on clinical services, population health and health/IT activities.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Identify gaps and articulate opportunities for partnerships
  2. Compare various models for health services partnerships currently in the market
  3. Demonstrate best practices for creating partnerships that encourage information exchange, coordinated efforts to problem solve, and the leveraging of expertise across industries
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 10% Participation
  • 15% Reflection
  • 75% Final Presentation