HA 3900 Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System
Credit Hours 3.0
Requirements Must meet RCB upper division course requirements and 45 semester hours
Description

Prequisite: None. This course introduces and describes the health care system in the United States. Students learn how the system devel- oped, how health care services in the U.S. are organized and financed, and the key problems facing the health care sector.

HA 3910 Health Policy in the United States: An Introduction
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites None
Requirements Must meet RCB upper division course requirements and 45 semester hours
Description

This course introduces and describes health policy in the United States. Students learn about health policy at the federal, state, and local levels and how health policy is developed for hospitals, employers, HMOs, and other health services organizations. Key policy issues facing the health care sector are discussed.

HA 3970 Health Information Systems
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites None
Requirements Must meet RCB upper division course requirements and 45 semester hours
Description

The course provides a broad overview of the critical role of information systems in the health sector and its strategic importance to health management. While hardware, software, and Internet applications will be discussed, the focus is on the use of information systems throughout the whole health care sector, including health systems, hospitals, medical practices, and businesses. This course is appropriate for students interested in health informatics, computers, business, and health sciences.

HA 4389 Directed Readings in Health Administration
Credit Hours 1.0 - 3.0
Prerequisites Consent of instructor
Requirements Must meet RCB upper division course requirements and 45 semester hours
Description