Introduction to Healthcare Management

BA 340 Course Description: A survey of health care systems in the United States, including hospitals and health networks, ambulatory care organizations, managed care organizations, long-term care networks, and public health systems. The course includes an overview of organizational structures, delivery systems, public policy, and issues related to access to healthcare.

Instructional materials available on: http://sakai.lampschools.org/portal

Required Textbook:

Wolper, L. F. (2011). Health care administration: Managing organized delivery systems. (5th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. ISBN 978-0-7637-5791-5