Course: Introduction to Health Policy

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Introduction to Health Policy

Course

Instructor:

Gerard Anderson

Originally Offered:

Fall 2007

Offered By:

Department of Health Policy and Management

Course Number:

300.600.81



Description:

Introduces the material covered in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Focuses on four substantive areas that form the analytic basis for many of the issues in Health Policy and Management. The areas are: (1) economics and financing, (2) need and demand, (3) politics/ethics/law, and (4) quality/effectiveness. Illustrates these issues using three specific policy issues: (1) injury, (2) medical care, and (3) public health preparedness.