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HPMM 5001 Health Care in the United States (Fall and Spring)

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Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course provides comprehensive overviews of the American healthcare systems, their organization, administration, and financing. In addition, lectures, exercises, and papers are structured to provide an understanding of the major stakeholders involved in health care; the issues driving the health care reform agenda; the use of community-based needs assessment in planning the delivery of healthcare services; and methods for measuring and monitoring the quality of care. Students will be introduced to other health care systems in readings and links when needed, which are related to the health care in the US to make them understand the similarities/ differences in health care systems

Prerequisites: None