Apr 12, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HCMT 320 - Introduction to Healthcare in the US


(3 hours) This course serves as the introduction to the health care system in the United States.  This course will include the historical development and growth of the system.  The course examines the structure and condition of the system, to include:  how health care is provided, how health care is utilized, public and private organization, the impact of government influence on the system, and cost and basic funding within health care.  The student will be able to identify and understand the role of key agencies, such as the Joint Commission, AMA and other accreditation entities that impact health care outcomes.



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