May 20, 2024  
APU 2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    
APU 2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MBA 63600 - Health Service Systems & Policies


(3) Examines the structures, functioning, and financing of the US Health services system. Emphasizes foundational concepts of health and illness; health care cost; quality, access, and utilization; workforce; competition in health care markets; and supplier, provider, and payer effectiveness and efficiency. Investigates consumer behavior, determinants of demand for health services, determinates of costs in health care organizations, the roles of competition and regulation, insurance, financing, and looks at alternative approaches applied in other nations. Reviews the current information management systems that are used to coordinate services and administrate the various components of health services systems. Offered Fall.



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