Navigating the U.S. Healthcare System
Students gain a systematic overview of the U.S. health services system, including the role of the public and private sectors. Federal and state health policy and legislation is examined in some depth. Students develop an understanding of the complex social and environmental issues that are driving the need for quality improvement, performance measurement and the use of information systems. They become familiar with the various mechanisms through which health services are delivered and also compare the U.S. healthcare system with other systems outside the U.S.
Not Offered This Semester