Aug 15, 2022  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HCMM 5000 - Fundamentals of Health Care Systems and Organizational Structures


Credits: 3

Description: Students in this course engage in an overview of the U.S. health care system.  Students will learn about the role of providers in different health care settings, payers, intermediaries and other public and corporate entities involved in the delivery of health care services.  Organizational structures, economic and political influences, financing and payment and evolving changes occurring in the health industry in the United States will be evaluated. Perspectives of the various stakeholders and cultural challenges in health care delivery are also reviewed.  Critical issues such as access, quality, utilization, costs, technology, regulation, and ethics will be analyzed.



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