This is an overview course that sets the stage for the MBA healthcare emphasis
certificate program. Through reading, reflective writing, and hands-on activities or
practice, this course is designed to provide a foundation overview of the US health
services system.
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive survey of the current status of the United States health services system. Course studies encompass a macroscopic analysis of the healthcare industry and the major factors influencing the United States healthcare system. Specific topics include an overview of organization, management, and economic support structures, the development and deployment of organization resources and the delivery component of the United States health system as well as recent developments regarding the Affordable Care Act.