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