Courses Taught by Matthew Comstock

HMP608: Health Care Financial Accounting

  • Graduate level
  • Both Residential and Online MPH
  • This is a second year course for Online students
  • Fall term(s) for residential students; Winter term(s) term for online MPH students;
  • 1-2 Credit Hour(s) for residential students; 2 Credit Hour(s) for online MPH students
  • Instructor(s): Comstock, Matthew (Residential); Comstock, Matthew (Online MPH);
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Description: This course provides an overview of financial accounting for students interested in health care management and policy. It is designed to serve the needs of both students who have never had a course in financial accounting (for 2 credits) and students who have had an introductory course in financial accounting but without health care applications (for 1 credit).

HMP682: Case Studies in Health Services Administration

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 Credit Hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Comstock, Matthew (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: Second year HMP masters candidate or Perm Instr
  • Description: Analysis of cases dealing with administrative and policy issues in health services, offered as one of two integrative capstone course for persons completing the MHSA or MPH in the Department of Health Management and Policy. The course addresses primarily issues of healthcare delivery, from the perspective of corporate strategy. Emphasis is on student solutions to ill-defined, multi-faceted problems taken from actual situations. Specific competencies developed by the course address both process team work and collaboration to analyze complex issues, presentation skills and contents identifying key business success factors and strategic alternatives for provider organizations and health insurers in various settings.