Oct 22, 2019  
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Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HPSM 6269 - HEALTCARE ECONOMICS AND ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF HEALTHCARE SERVICES

[3 Credits]
The purpose of this course is to give students an overview of the major economic considerations in the healthcare industry and to demonstrate how economic ideas are crucial to an understanding of the functioning of the health care system from both policy (external) and health care management (internal) points of view. There will be a strong emphasis both on economic theory and on empirical studies of the various topics and on economic evaluation of health care programs including cost effectiveness, benefit and utility analysis. Prerequisite: HPSM 6268