HSMT-5243 Foundations of Integrated Health Care Management
The course examines the organization and operations of health care systems in general. It covers the topics of board, management and medical staff roles and responsibilities; health care policy; financial management; contracting and negotiations; and insurance.
HSMT-5253 Hospital Operations Management
This course covers operational issues of health care administration. It focuses on hospital operations, but other types of organizations are discussed. Primary emphasis is on planning, forecasting, scheduling, staffing, inventory, logistics, and quality control issues in hospitals. The course also covers public health and medical specialties requirements.
HSMT-5263 Practice Management in Health Care Systems
This course emphasizes planning, implementation, and control in managing health care professional practices. It examines directing and training professional staff, legal, and organizational structures used in practice management groups, and the importance of patient satisfaction in health care practices. Financial issues related to practice management are also covered.