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Health Care Delivery Systems

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HSM 3521

Delivery Method
Partially online
Tuition | Fees

About This Course

This course will teach the basic components of the foundation and historical overview of the US health care delivery systems, including historical and current policy, structure, financing of health care; the role of public programs, insurers, and employers; managed care; and an overview of managed care and public health recommendations and initiatives to improve health status. Several important trends in health care delivery, such as quality improvement, patient safety, health professions, and ethical issues, will also be addressed.

Sample textbook: Delivering Health Care in America, Seventh Edition, Leiyu Shi and Douglas Singh