2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    Dec 02, 2020  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HCPM 656 - Quality and Population Health Management

Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: HCPM-611
The trend for determining value in healthcare is moving towards the recognition that quality of patient care and the ability to maintain or improve the health of a given population is necessary to avoid costly illnesses and unnecessary care. In this course, students will be exposed to principles related to the management of healthcare quality and the origin, distribution and control of disease as well as theories of health behavior relevant to individual and community health promotion program planning. They will have the opportunity to examine formal and informal programs and strategies used to make this partnership and engagement enhance the medical practice’s performance, quality care and outcomes, and patient satisfaction.