HSM 4596

About This Course

This course serves as a requirement in the Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Health Services Management. Interns will apply knowledge from HSM coursework in a professional setting and will collaborate with faculty and peers to discuss topics focused on leadership in the health care setting. Each intern will develop a comprehensive final presentation to showcase their work.

Prereq: HSM major; dept. consent. Permission to enroll will be granted only upon completion of HSM 3051, 3521, 4531, 4541, 4561W, & 4591.

Highly recommended: HSM 4043, 4301, 4521, and 4575 (and HINF 5430 for HSM technology internships).


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Steven Comingdeer

MA, management, health care administration, and HR management, and BA, business management, health care informatics, and information management, computer science, and information systems, College of Saint Scholastica

Steven Comingdeer is global director for HR reporting and analytics at Accenture, where he leads a team of 120, providing reporting, advanced analytics and modeling, consultative insights, and decision support. He has previously been chief of staff to Accenture’s North American health practice director, operations director for a national managed-care organization, business office director for a rehabilitation company, program manager for a large physician and hospital quality program, and clinic manager for a local integrated physician group. He has taught online since 2009 in the areas of health care marketing, operations, information management, economics, law and policy, and ethics.

  • ABUS 4104 − Management and Human Resource Practices
  • HSM 4596 − Health Services Management Internship
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Chelsea Steinborn

Master of Health Administration, University of Washington; BS, biomedical engineering, University of Minnesota

Chelsea Steinborn has worked in the provider, payer, and health technology spaces leading diverse teams and projects. She has spent several years at both Virginia Mason Franciscan Health in Seattle and Medtronic leading consulting work with other health systems, where she developed innovative solutions in practice transformation, digital health, and operational excellence. She has also worked at a health insurance startup (Surest, a UnitedHealthcare company) leading provider network strategy and strategic efforts to build brand awareness among health systems and create operational infrastructure for provider services. Also, she has worked on the virtual care strategy and implementation for digital health partners in clinical areas such as diabetes and maternity care. With her engineering background, Chelsea brings a practical, problem-solving approach and lean expertise to health care.

  • HSM 4596 – Health Services Management Internship

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