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Health Informatics

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MHI 401-DL : American Health Care System


Description

The course provides knowledge of the key components of health care in the United States—the policy, economic, and societal forces that shape health care delivery. The course serves as an introduction to elements of the American health care system, including the provider components, the financing of health care, the basic structure of public policy making and public health systems, a comparative analysis of the American system to health care systems of other countries, and the legal and regulatory framework within the American health care system functions. In addition to the structural components of the system, the course reviews current issues within the American health care system, including public health, preparedness, quality of health care, health reform, payment mechanisms, and consumerism.


Winter 2019
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
01/07/19 - 03/17/19Optional Sync Th
7 – 9:30 p.m. 55
InstructorCourse FormatStatusCAESAR Course ID
Chang, Andy
Abbott, Eric
Online
Open

Spring 2019
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
04/01/19 - 06/09/19Optional Sync Th
7 – 9:30 p.m. 55
InstructorCourse FormatStatusCAESAR Course ID
Chang, Andy
Abbott, Eric
Online
Open
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