01518/Healthcare Management (HLT MGT)

Healthcare Management Programs are located in the department of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management

Upper Division Courses

3501. Introduction to Healthcare Management (3 s.h.) F S SS. Core: IN.

(Formerly: HLT MGT 0101.)

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

Note: This course may be offered as a core or non-core course.

3502. Healthcare Financing and Information Technology (3 s.h.) F S.

(Formerly: HLT MGT 0201.)

Prerequisite: Healthcare Management 3501 (0101) or Risk Management and Insurance 3501 (0205).

The insurance, payment mechanisms, contractual arrangements and control mechanisms related to the provision of health services with an emphasis on what the financial manager can do to enhance financial position of the healthcare institution. The course emphasizes information technology applications and hands-on exercises using web-based information resources.

Note: This is an information management / technology approved course for FSBM majors

4596. Integrated Delivery Systems and Managed Care (3 s.h.) F S. Core: WI.

(Formerly: HLT MGT W301.)

Prerequisite: Healthcare Management 3502 (0201).

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

Note: Must be a Risk Management and Insurance major, Healthcare Management minor or Business Management major with a Healthcare Management concentration.
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