To be an expert in healthcare operations you need to be knowledgeable in two large subjects. This might not surprise you but a general background of the health care system. What you might not know is that you need an economic perceptive and a historical overview. This education will give insights needed to understand the health care system as a whole and what has already been done to address political and economic issues. Second, you need to be an operations expert to make qualitative assessments and operational analytics to understand how to optimize complex systems and reduce costs. To get a quality operations education, you need years of problem solving and research so don’t take this part lightly.
And Last but Not least you need to be familiar with David Cutler, A Harvard Economist who is known for is health care expertise.