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INHM 6007 Comparative Healthcare Delivery Systems (Spring)


Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course offers a comparative analysis of healthcare systems in terms of the financing, organization, and delivery of acute, long-term, and mental health care, and public health services. A comparative analysis of methods of reimbursing physicians, hospitals, and other providers is also offered. Comparisons are drawn between and among nations, including the United States, with respect to political and cultural contexts, public policy, and the regulatory components of these systems. Emphasis is placed on Canada and Western Europe, but Japan, Central and Western Europe, Israel, and Low- and Mid-Income countries are also discussed

Prerequisites: None