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HP&M 810 The Health Care System

HP&M 810.  The Health Care System.  3 Credits.     

The structure and function of the components of the U.S. healthcare system are introduced in the context of the history, values and social forces that influenced its development and evolution. Students gain exposure to the concepts and vocabulary associated with aspects of the system, including delivery (providers, institutions, services), resources (finance, payment, insurance), population and public health, and outcomes (cost, access, quality). Healthcare outcomes from consumer, clinical, and societal perspectives are explored. LEC

Master of Health Services Administration

The Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) degree prepares students for leadership roles in the health care sector, including positions in hospitals, health care systems, long-term care facilities, clinics, insurance firms, health departments, and government agencies. The MHSA offers a systematic examination of the health care system, exposure to the impact of health policy and the policy process, a mastery of analytic methods, and a broad exposure to the practice of health care management. Classes are taught on the KUMC campus and offered in the late afternoon and evening.

Master of Science in Health Informatics

...Code Title Hours HP&M 810 The Health Care System 3 HP&M 822 Health...

Graduate Certificate in Health Administration

...organizational leaders. Spring HP&M 822: Healthcare Economics...following order: Summer HPM 810: The Healthcare System...