About This Course
A detailed study of all sectors the US healthcare system: structure, finance, technology, organization. Recent changes in health care structure and delivery will be explored with an introduction to healthcare quality and cost factors.
Course At A Glance
Examines population health with a comprehensive introduction to health services delivery: historical evolution, how the US health system is organized, managed, financed, and evaluated. Additional emphasis is on health policy, fundamentals of epidemiology, and health behavior.
A study of national income determination, commercial and central banking, money, monetary policy, fiscal policy, economic growth, and the economics of trade and exchange rates. Some knowledge of basic mathematics and algebra, as well as the ability to understand and interpret economic data, is desirable. This course is not a prerequisite for ECO223.
The study of markets, supply and demand, value distribution, business organization, market structure, and selected problems in microeconomics. Some basic mathematics and facility with graphs are necessary. ECO223 may be taken before ECO221.