Description: First part of two-course sequence focusing on major issues in the organization of a health services system: role of values; assessment of health status; analysis of need, access and use of services; current supply and distribution of health resources; analysis of health care costs and expenditures. Students enrolling in HMP 600 are expected to also complete HMP 601.
HMP677: Health Care Organization: An International Perspective
Undergraduates are allowed to enroll in this course.
Description: Course examines health care systems in approximately eight developed and developing nations (e.g., United States, Germany, Japan, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, and Kenya). Comparisons made in: population health, health care financing and control,health professionals and their patients, health care organization, and health system performance and reform strategies.
Description: This course familiarizes students in the HMP OJOC MPH/MHSA program with currently important research in health policy and management. Seminar sessions are conducted by guest researchers who discuss projects addressing issues related to provider organization, regulatory policy, payment system incentives, quality of care, and host of other areas currently significant to health policy and management. The seminar series includes seven 2-hour sessions spaced over the 2-year OJOC calendar.