01518/Healthcare Management


0101. Introduction to Healthcare Management (3 s.h.) F.

Introduction to the organization, delivery and financing of health care. An overview of management issues designed for those preparing for careers as healthcare professionals or business majors interested in career opportunities in the healthcare industry.

0201. Healthcare Risk Based Financing and Control (3 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: Healthcare Management 0101.

The insurance, payment mechanisms, contractual arrangements and control mechanisms related to the provision of health services. The course emphasizes information technology applications and hands-on exercises using computer information resources.

W301. Integrated Delivery Systems and Managed Care (3 s.h.) F S. Core: WI.

Prerequisite: Healthcare Management 0201.

A case study based course emphasizing current issues related to the management of integrated delivery systems and health plans. The emphasis is on problem solving, written and oral presentations, and exposure to various career related options.

Note: This is a writing-intensive course.