2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
    Oct 04, 2022  
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HA 537 - Health Policy and Politics


This course addresses the momentous changes that healthcare is facing in the United States and around the world. Fueled by population growth and socioeconomic trends, political systems will and must respond to changing demands of healthcare. With a challenging and insightful analysis of the political, professional, and consumer demands, this course will help learners prepare for the leadership expectations systemic changes require. This course will cover conceptual frameworks and theories of policymaking, political environment, interest groups and stakeholders, and their respective roles in political decision-making in the healthcare sector. Students will examine policy-related challenges through research, operational data analysis, and economic evaluation and make policy recommendations to improve health system outcomes. Specific focus will be given to policy formulation, implementation, modification, and advocating for new policies. 
Credits: 3



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