HMP603: Organization and Management of Healthcare Systems
3 Credit Hour(s)
Offered every year
Prerequisites: HMP Masters Standing or Perm Instr
Description: This course is one of two HMP courses that fulfills the organization theory/management degree requirement. These courses provide knowledge of the theories of organizations, the use of leadership, management processes, and organizational structures and outcomes. Specific topics include governance, strategic management and marketing, human resources management, and process improvement.
This course is designed for future managers and leaders of health care organizations and those who expect to have extensive involvement with them from the perspective of buyers, insurers, or policy makers. The course provides students with knowledge about how the best health care provider organizations deliver high quality, cost effective health care, how they respond to their environment, and how they reach and implement decisions about future activities.