ecohc561 | Graduate
Economics In Health Care
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Cost Concepts & Consumerism in Health Care
- Analyze relationships between risk and return.
- Determine production levels utilizing the concept of economies of scale in health care.
- Explain the financing means and burdens of health care in the United States.
- Evaluate consumerism in current health care delivery.
Macroeconomic Policy & its Implications to Health Care Providers
- Predict the effects of macroeconomic trends on organizations.
- Conduct cost-effectiveness analyses of health care services.
Technology, Health Care Insurance, & Reform
- Apply technological innovation in the health care setting.
- Explain how individuals decide to access health care.
- Explain influences on health care reform.
Global Economy Context: U.S. & International Health Care Markets
- Decide whether to recruit health care professionals from outside the United States.
- Compare international health care markets.
- Describe effects of international trade policies on health care services.
Market Structure & Labor Market in Health Care
- Make pricing decisions within an organization that has market power.
- Determine price and offerings based on market structures.
- Make service offerings decisions based on shortages and surpluses in the health care market.
- Explain how the labor market can determine wage and employment figures for health care professionals.
Introduction to Health Care Economics
- Explain how scarcity forces choice among resource alternatives.
- Describe key economic dimensions of health care systems.
- Analyze how changes in supply and demand determine equilibrium price and quantity in health care.
- Apply the concept of elasticity for health care goods and services in pricing decisions.
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