Spring 2024 Health Policy and Management P8585 section 001

The Business of Healthcare: Reform and C


Call Number 17413
Day & Time
T 5:30pm-8:20pm
To be announced
Points 1.5
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Meghan M Fitzgerald
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description This course will use practical resources, site visits, and in-depth healthcare policy analysis to provide students with an overview of the major public healthcare companies that influence and shape the U.S. healthcare system and the current policy challenges faced by these entities in light of healthcare reform. Content will focus on Fortune 500 companies covering areas including pharmaceutical, clinical care, medical device, managed care, technology, and emerging business models. Students will be able to debate pressing issues such as pay-for-performance, transparency, technology innovation, consumerism reimbursement pressures, and the new role of government that affect all players; assess the intersection of public players with the new era of healthcare reform that is forcing innovation and change in a volatile market place; and discuss the drivers of cost growth in relation to pricing innovation and the influx of new patients under the exchanges.
Web Site Vergil
Department Health Policy & Management
Enrollment 28 students (35 max) as of 12:06PM Thursday, July 18, 2024
Subject Health Policy and Management
Number P8585
Section 001
Division School of Public Health
Section key 20241HPMN8585P001