This Specialization is designed to help you navigate the complex legal framework that governs modern health systems. You will learn the fundamentals of American health law, then explore how privacy law shapes the relationship between healthcare providers and their patients.
You will also learn how intellectual property law influences everything from the pharmaceutical industry, to medical research, to cutting-edge ethical issues involved in emerging technologies such as DNA-testing. Finally, the specialization will conclude with a study of how other countries vary in their approaches to solving the common problems that face all health systems.
What will you learn?
Learn the fundamentals of U.S. Healthcare Law
Learn how HIPAA operates and how to implement privacy best practices within your organization
Understand how large multinational companies use intellectual property to create, protect, and distribute valuable innovations
Describe how different countries address the healthcare needs of their populations
There are 4 Courses in this Specialization
U.S. Health Law Fundamentals
Privacy Law and HIPAA
Intellectual Property in the Healthcare Industry
Comparative Health Systems
Theodore Ruger Dean and Bernard G. Segal Professor of Law Penn Law
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