Fall 2024 Health Policy and Management P8510 section D01

Strategic Issues in Health Care Quality


Call Number 15729
Day & Time
W 6:00pm-7:20pm
To be announced
Points 1.5
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Catherine Foster
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description This course examines the movement to health care quality in the US, providing students with definitions of quality and a historical perspective on quality initiatives. Primary focus of the class is on quality initiatives in the past 10 years, including efforts by the Institute of Medicine, Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research, various accrediting organizations (e.g. NCQA), and employer-based initiatives such as HEDIS and Leapfrog. There will be in depth analysis of establishing and measuring the quality of health care in various organizational settings, on risk management and legal issues, and on recent efforts to link quality with pay for performance.
Web Site Vergil
Department Health Policy & Management
Enrollment 50 students (50 max) as of 11:46PM Thursday, July 18, 2024
Status Full
Subject Health Policy and Management
Number P8510
Section D01
Division School of Public Health
Open To Public Health
Section key 20243HPMN8510PD01