smh593 | Graduate

The Economics Of Health Care Sustainability

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This course examines the economic issues related to the management of resources in the creation and day-to-day operations of sustainability-focused organizations. Topics include cost-benefit analysis of sustainable products, supply chains, and corporate partnerships, as well as sustainability metrics across the health sector.

This graduate-level course is 6 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    Sustainable Goods and Resources

    • Evaluate the effect that sustainable health care organizations have on business partners.
    • Compare costs of health care organizations using, and not using, sustainable goods and resources.
    • Analyze sustainable supply chains and support services.

    Evaluating Sustainability

    • Determine appropriate sustainability benchmarks for a health care organization.
    • Critique programs, services, and partners that monitor and evaluate sustainability effectiveness.
    • Evaluate benefit-cost analysis of proposed sustainability projects.

    Sustainability Initiatives in Healthcare

    • Evaluate strategies to update and modify a health organization’s sustainability initiatives over the long term.

    The Sustainable Organization

    • Explain theories and concepts of sustainability.
    • Analyze the need for sustainability in health care organizations.

    Financial Implications of Sustainability

    • Explain the effect of sustainability on an organization’s finances.
    • Analyze the effect sustainable health care organizations have on the economy.
    • Analyze the ways in which technology can be leveraged financially in a sustainable health care organization.

    Process and Product Improvements

    • Describe the sustainability benefits of improving an organization’s processes and products.
    • Analyze needs for process and product improvements in an organization.
    • Evaluate strategies for creating process and product improvements in health care organizations.
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