Dec 07, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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HSM 370 - Integrated Care and Health Systems (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)

This course explores managed care from various perspectives and the progression of healthcare to managed care including various structures and components of the managed care system. Four key perspectives will be discussed including the healthcare provider, health system, employer, and consumer, and their unique attributes, challenges, and operational issues. An analysis with application of managed care operations, including payment and reimbursement systems, legal issues including information brokering, privacy of information, and retrieval of information, clinical and business applications of information technology, contract negotiation, benchmarking, and outcomes management within various healthcare settings will be highlighted.

Prerequisites: HSM 200 and HSM 210 or permission of Department Head.

Lec. 3 Cr. 3

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