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High Value Healthcare | Fall 2024

Sep 30, 2024 - Dec 6, 2024

$799 Enroll

Full course description

Course Description

The High Value Care professional development course for aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the principles of high-value care and its importance in the healthcare industry. The course covers various topics, including the drivers of healthcare costs, the overuse and underuse of medical interventions, and the role of shared decision-making in high-value care. Participants will learn about the principles of quality improvement, patient-centered care, and effective communication between patients and healthcare providers. The course provides talks from experts in the field and opportunities for interactive live sessions, case studies, and engaging exercises to apply key concepts of high value care. Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to apply high-value care principles in their work, ultimately improving healthcare outcomes and reducing costs.

Learning Objectives


Key Topics

  • What is value?
  • Ordering labs and imaging wisely
  • Clinical reasoning
  • Downstream testing
  • Decision making
  • Value-based payment models
  • Handling uncertainty
  • Establishing a High Value Care Committee

Target Audience

The online course is designed for both clinicians and non-clinicians, including administrators, policymakers, and other professionals in and around healthcare. Additionally, this courrse is intended for professionals from related fields seeking to understand the principles of high-value care and its significance. 


After successfully completing the course, learners will receive a certificate of completion from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Learning Prerequisites

There are no specific course prerequisites. You will need to have English language fluency.

Technical Prerequisites

The course will take place on the Canvas LMS ( You will need the ability to log on to the platform, preferably using Google Chrome, to complete the content, which will include videos, readings, and assignments. You may also need to take part in other activities on

  • Hardware requirements: computer; webcam; microphone and speakers or headset.
  • Software requirements: Google Chrome web browser; access to; Zoom web conferencing; Microsoft Office or similar; email

Course Lifecycle and Access

After registering, you will receive an email confirming your registration. You will be granted access to the course, which includes complete course information. Please check the course listing for additional information on course access dates. For synchronous courses, learners will have access to the Canvas course for the duration of the course. For asynchronous courses, learners will have access for 180 days after registration. 

Tuition Remission

This course may qualify for tuition remission. Please check for guidelines. If you are interested in using tuition remission, please email the OOE support email with your request.

Refund Policy and Timeline

  • Synchronous Courses
    • Refunds may be requested up to the start of the live activity, unless otherwise noted. All refund requests will incur a 10% processing fee.
  • Asynchronous Courses
    • Refunds are not allowed for active asynchronous courses.

Technical Support Statement

Please direct all technical support requests to the OOE support email. We will respond to requests within 24-48 hours. Requests received on weekends, overnights and holidays will be responded to on the next business day.

Accessibility Statement

JHU SOM is committed to providing all participants with the opportunity to pursue excellence in their learning endeavors. This includes providing disability related accommodations and services in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and our goal of delivering accessible, inclusive experiences. If you require accommodations to complete this course, please reach out to the  OOE support email. Please do not include any personal identifiable information such as social security number in any messages. 


JHU is not approved by Middle States for direct assessment credentials for academic credit. This course results in a certificate of completion. It will not show on any JHU transcripts and does not count toward an academic record.