HCA 320 Essentials of Managed Health Care
3 Semester Units
Essentials of Managed Health Care provides a systematic overview of organizational principles, practices, and insights pertinent to the management of health services organizations. This course will go beyond the traditional focus of health care on hospitals and other provider organizations to include suppliers, buyers, regulators, public health and financing organizations.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Comprehend the scope of organizational theory and practice in the health care management industry.
- Discuss the distinctive challenges facing health care organizations globally.
- Analyze multiple organizational approaches from different perspectives.
- Understand the roles of leaders and managers in influencing organizational culture, performance and change.