hcs552 | Graduate
Health Care Economics
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Overview of Health Care Economics
- Describe key economic terms and their health care application.
- Identify the effect of economics in the current health care environment.
- Differentiate between the balance of funding and economic resources.
- Identify the key implications of supplier-induced demand in health care.
- Examine the use of economic tools to forecast supply and labor needs.
- Compare the utilization of supply to various population bases and socioeconomic factors.
- Evaluate consumerism as a critical value in current health care delivery.
- Describe the effects of supply resources on consumer demand.
- Detail the concepts of production and distribution to the business of health care.
Health Care Delivery Systems
- Describe current health care delivery structures.
- Profile the influence of licensing and regulatory factors on health care delivery requirements.
- Compare government and private delivery systems.
Macroeconomics and Microeconomics in Health Care
- Examine the macroeconomic relationship to health care resources.
- Discuss the utilization of microeconomic indicators within health care delivery systems.
Health Care Markets, Economic Incentives, and Competition
- Analyze benefits of economic incentives and competition in the health care market.
- Examine the effects of competitive and regulated pricing funding sources.
- Analyze organizational interventions to minimize the impact of scarce resources and maintain market competitiveness.
Global Implications and the Future of Health Care
- Examine the effects of global market initiatives on the US health care delivery systems.
- Compare and contrast the differences in expenditures for health care with middle- and high-income countries.
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