The Making of a Manager: Healthcare Management and Policy

What is “population health” and why does it matter? How do health systems compare across countries? The course will examine the structure, processes, and outcomes of health services, financing, organization, outcomes, and accessibility of care. The course will give an overview and prepare you for future study in health management and policy.

Estimated 24 hours

Suggested effort: 3 hours per week

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University of North Texas
Health Science Center (UNTHSC)

UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas USA is one of the nation's premier graduate academic medical centers that specializes in patient-centered care, research and health care.
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Benefits of this course

You'll have a chance to:

Explore intrinsic and extrinsic factors of health.
Describe the features of sustainable healthcare systems.
Explain how beliefs and values in healthcare may affect health policy development.
Explain social, political, and economic determinants and how they contribute to population health and health inequity.

Who can take this course

Public health students and professionals; health administration students and professionals; others interested in healthcare administration

Looking Ahead

We will help you unlock your inner potential so you can excel in your professional field.

What you'll learn

  • Beliefs, Values, and Functions of Health Care Systems
  • Cost, Access, and Quality of Care
  • Health Financing and Health Insurance
  • Health Inequities & Global Burden of Diseases
  • Determinants of Health
  • Improving Health Outcomes through Life-Course Perspective
  • Health Policy Development
  • Policy Implementation & Challenges 
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