EHSY-628 Understanding the U.S. Healthcare System
Fall for 2017-2018
Suh, Ryung; Johnson, Joyce
This intensive survey course provides an introduction to health care organization, financing and
delivery in the United States, to include the role of public policy and regulation. Key health
systems features and policy issues for discussion include national health expenditures and cost
containment strategies, health care quality and performance improvement, patient access and
health disparities, and health worker labor projections and workforce policy. Health care reform,
industry and consumer perspectives, future directions and trends, and potential innovations and
transformative ideas will be introduced for further discussion.
Credits: 2.0
Prerequisites: None
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