Students will learn how to create and sustain successful cultures of innovation in healthcare from multiple perspectives—personal competence for innovation, use of evidence in decision–making, remodeling system infrastructures, financing, communication, entrepreneurship, technology and policy-making. Students will develop competence in the design, application and testing of innovative processes and products, with the primary focus on preparing students to lead the process of innovation and transformation. Innovative thinking, planning, implementing and evaluation are emphasized throughout the program. The curriculum incorporates the latest trends in healthcare and the opportunity to network with other professionals and faculty across diverse disciplines.
Guided practical experience in the healthcare innovation field. The MHI internship experience varies according to the organization within which the internship is offered.
Students should refer to the specific syllabus provided by the lead faculty overseeing the internship. For further information regarding current internship opportunities, please contact the MHI program administrator – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students are also required to take one 3-credit graduate level course as an elective.