This course is a comprehensive approach to health care delivery systems that provides the student with an in-depth understanding of health systems and organizations. Students will examine historical evolutions of the health care industry and recent impacts that influence the delivery of health care.
Discuss future trends and challenges in service delivery for health care organizations.
Describe consumer-driven interactions and their influence on health care delivery.
Population-Based Health Care Delivery
Identify strategic indicators used to plan for community health care needs.
Describe the concepts of population health on health care delivery.
Impact of Finance and Regulations in Health Care
Describe the impact of legislation on health care.
Analyze the growth of national health care expenditures and regulatory cost measures.
Identify types of payment systems designed for the delivery of health care.
The Organization of Health Care
Contrast the roles and the impact of professional health care organizations on the health care industry.
Identify various workforce roles that contribute to the array of health care services.
Examine the distribution of providers, services, and products in the health care continuum.
Health Care Service Delivery
Describe how technology impacts health care delivery.
Analyze the challenges of accessing health care services.
Describe the types of health care delivery environments.
Evolution of Health Care
Identify events that stimulate change in the health care systems and services.
Explain the implications of beliefs and values on the health care system.
Describe the historical evolution of the U.S. health care.
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