Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009

COURSE: 30-521 Organization, Policy and Financing in Healthcare (3)
This course prepares students for leadership roles in advanced healthcare policy and practice. It examines the current healthcare industry, including impact of managed care on healthcare and its outcomes. The course provides a framework for analyzing trends in organizational strategy, policy, politics, financial and economic influence on healthcare access and the healthcare system. Issues such as health policy, health values and beliefs, patient rights, reimbursement, malpractice, risk management and coordination with regulation agencies are explored from an industry perspective.