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Healthcare Systems (formerly HIMT-440-0) (HEMA-440-0)
1.00 Credit
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Description:

This course counts toward the following majors: Health Enterprise Management, Health Industry Management

Although this course is intended primarily for first-year students majoring in health industry management, all students with an interest in this sector are encouraged to enroll. It is particularly useful for students interested in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical devices, who need to understand not only how their sector fits into the industry but also how their customers are paid and how they use their products. The course introduces students to the key issues confronting the major participants in the U.S. health system (suppliers, providers and payers). Topics covered include a framework for evaluating healthcare systems, understanding the demand for healthcare products and services, technology assessment, managed care systems, cost/quality issues and payment mechanisms.

Prerequisites:
None

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Academic Year Term   Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2013-2014 Winter 2014 HEMA-440-0 Healthcare Systems (formerly HIMT-440-0) 81 1 Shalowitz, Joel Thu 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM Evanston Jacobs (G42) Y 6:30pm, 3/20/14, Rm. G42 & multiple times on 3/15/14 & 3/16/14. FT students: Registration by 3/5 required for weekend exams.