hca210 | undergraduate
Introduction To Health Care: Riding The Fourth Wave
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Economic Costs of Health Care
- Explain the economic causes and implications of health care spending and costs.
- Describe the health care benefits offered through Medicare and Medicaid.
- Identify key functions and incentives of health maintenance organizations.
Business and Management for Health Care
- Identify key administrative management roles and functions.
- Describe major business functions of the health care industry.
Regulatory in Health Care
- Describe the potential impact of health care reform on health care delivery.
- Explain how regulations impact health care managers and workers.
Technology in Health Care
- Describe technological advances and the impact on health care delivery.
- Explain how electronic medical impacts health care delivery.
Future Trends and Global Impact of Health Care
- Identify future trends in health care.
- Describe the global impact in heath care.
History and Overview of the U.S. Health Care System
- Describe the evolution of health care delivery in the United States.
- Identify cultural and demographic factors contributing to health care in the United States.
History - Industry
- Identify the ancillary services that support the health care industry.
- Describe how health care industry has changed over the last 50 years.
Major Health Care Providers
- Describe the scope of the medical and nursing profession.
- Explain key issues and challenges facing major health care providers.
- Identify education, licensure, and certification requirement for major health care providers.
- Describe the continuum of health care and service providers.
- Identify the purpose of additional providers in the health care workforce.
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