MSP-540 Advanced Studies in Healthcare

This course provides an overview of the healthcare services system in America. Topics covered are: characteristics of the U.S. health system, the role of healthcare professionals, medical technology, healthcare financing sources, healthcare delivery structures (including outpatient and primary care), inpatient facilities, managed care and integrated organizations, long-term care, services for special populations, and system outcomes such as healthcare cost, access, and quality.

Credits: 3

Offered in Jul 2020, Jan 2021

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