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Spring 2010


Course syllabus for HLAD 700 Introduction to Health Care Organization

Course description: This is a beginning interdisciplinary graduate course in healthcare organization and administration. The course deals conceptually and factually with the problems and issues of current healthcare delivery systems. The course is an introductory macroanalysis of the U.S. healthcare delivery systems. It consists of five major parts: a) determinants of health and health services, b) organization of healthcare services, c) financing of healthcare services, d) coordination and control of these three systems, and finally, e) a synthesis: reorganization of healthcare services. The course is designed for healthcare administration students to achieve an understanding and knowledge of the current healthcare delivery systems to enable them to develop and implement appropriate current and future healthcare policies and programs.