Health Systems (HS)

HS 6000. Healthcare Delivery. 3 Credit Hours.

Historical background; the healthcare workforce; nature, problems, and costs of delivery sites; health planning, finance, role of government, alternative delivery models, and health policy.

HS 6100. Healthcare Deliv Models. 3 Credit Hours.

Progression in service delivery from individual providers to complex financing and delivery organizations. Alternative models are explored with an emphasis on access, efficiency, and effectiveness.

HS 6200. Healthcare Financial Mgt. 3 Credit Hours.

Applications of accounting and finance in the healthcare delivery system; methods of reimbursement, product costing, strategic financial planning, and capital formation.

HS 6300. Healthcare Info Systems. 3 Credit Hours.

Application of information systems to assist in medical practice including communication within the healthcare enterprise, reimbursement for care, clinical decision making, and assessment of outcomes.

HS 6400. Health Systems Practice. 3 Credit Hours.

An actual project conducted by individual graduate students within a healthcare institution or a health service organization. Project has both a faculty and site sponsor.

HS 6XXX. Health Systems Elective. 1-21 Credit Hours.

HS 8803. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in health systems.

HS 8811. Special Topics. 1 Credit Hour.

HS 8813. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in health systems.

HS 8900. Special Problems. 1-21 Credit Hours.

HS 8901. Special Problems. 1-21 Credit Hours.

HS 8997. Teaching Assistantship. 1-9 Credit Hours.

For graduate students holding graduate teaching assistantships.

HS 8998. Research Assistantship. 1-9 Credit Hours.

For graduate students holding graduate research assistantships.