Copenhagen Business School Master’s Degree in Health Care Innovation


Introductory course to business economics.

Introduced via examples from health innovation. (For non-business students)


The work practices of health care organizations.

The work practices of health care organizations and their implications for innovations.


The economics and organization of health care innovations.

Incentives; opportunities; economics of knowledge; technology dynamics. Public Private partnerships. Application of general analysis of innovation to the specifics of the health sector. Intro to health innovation Assessment, Incl. a 1-week practicum with hospitals, GP’s, medico firms etc.


Clinical process innovation and project management.

Lean health care; management of projects for innovation and organizational change processes.


Primary health care innovation.  

E-Health and M health and Innovations in disease management. new organizational models for teamwork and coordination.


Drivers and structures in health care innovation.

In this course students carry out a project analyzing and contributing to an ongoing health care innovation in a company, health care organisation or in an entrepreneurial start-up firm. Classes cover issues in the design of appropriate business models and academic reflection enabling students to understand the project in its context formed by technological, organizational and competitive factors.


Health Innovation Assessment Track.

The aim of this component is to provide students with knowledge and skills to understand the interrelationship between the health innovation, its clinical/medical, economic, social and ethical impact - more specifically to give them the tools to measure and evaluate effectiveness and/or cost-effectiveness. Students will also be expected to analyze these impacts from the perspectives of the various stakeholder groups viz a viz individual patient, provider/care giver, society at large and industry. The 30 ECTS track will comprise these 4 7.5 ECTS courses.


BioMedical Business and Innovation Platform Track.

Building skills to boost the career potentials of our students, enabling them to offer significant contributions to bio-medical and health technology  based entrepreneurship and new business in Denmark and abroad

Focusing on biomedical science and technology  regarding its specific challenges of commercialization.


Health Information Technology Track.

Identify informatics needs in different healthcare settings and align them with available solutions.

Evaluate, select and deploy informatics solutions in healthcare delivery systems.

Acquire, store, and convert/organize data into relevant diagnostic, therapeutic or research information, using quantitative and qualitative tools for decision support and data analysis.

Understand the future of HIT in order to be an organizational resource in this topic area.


Global Health Innovation Track.

Coupled with a study abroad component, students will be encouraged to explore health related innovations in other national contexts and report on their applicability and scalability globally.