This course is designed to provide a foundation for understanding the organization of the U.S. healthcare system. The role of public health in the administration of health care services and strategies to improve healthcare efficiency are critically examined. Also addressed is the quality and cost of health care and how policy, planning, ethical issues, and public and private systems can and do impact the health of individuals and populations.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|PBH 200 - Public Health Education|