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HPMM 8012 Health Services Research and Evaluation I (Fall and Spring)


Credits: 4

Course Description:

The objective of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the critical role of systematic evaluation in assessing the effectiveness of health services programs and policies. This course covers health services research conceptualization, modeling, literature review, study design, sampling, data collection and measurement. Students are exposed to the basic theoretical concepts and practical approaches in order to examine the use, costs, quality, accessibility, delivery, organization, financing, and outcomes of healthcare services and their impact on individuals and populations. The primary focus is on the practical application of evaluation principles and methods to health services programs and policies.