MHA600 Economic Policy & Procedure in Healthcare Organizations
This course provides students a broad review of economic concepts and theory related to health, healthcare, and healthcare systems. The student will learn the importance of the health status of human beings, the size of the health sector, and the limited resources available to meet the needs of an aging population. The relevance of health economics to various sectors (health services, public health, medicine, pharmaceutical, and health technology industry) will also be examined. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to demonstrate an understanding of the inner connection between healthcare policy and economics and how they serve to shape decisions and practice within the U.S. healthcare delivery system.