2023-2024 Catalog


HCM - Health Care Management

HCM-549 Health Care Systems

This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts and principles of organization and management relevant to our dynamic national health care systems. Emphasis will be placed on the delivery, access, and quality of services. Medical technology, professional roles, and both inpatient and outpatient services are discussed.


HCM-552 Health Care Policy

This course explores the role and manner in which both state and federal government regulatory mechanisms affect the administration of health services organizations. The legal and ethical environment will be examined as well as the influence that special interest groups play.


HCM-554 Health Care Finance

This course provides an overview of the health care financial issues and explores the current financial climate. Issues in reimbursement structures, regulatory mechanisms, and cost controls are discussed. Not for profit financial statements and annual audits are reviewed and analyzed.


HCM-556 Health Care Issues

This course enables students to analyze organizational issues and strengthen their management skills. It discusses the management challenges in the areas of product definition, market approaches, quality control and accountability. Also included are managing diversity, team processes, change theory, process redesign, and quality assessment.

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