552 Finance and Healthcare Management

An in-depth analysis and synthesis of forces, issues, and challenges of select topics impacting healthcare, finance, socioeconomic principles, and leadership are analyzed. The topics include organizational mission, vision, and goals; policy development; business concepts; organizational structure; marketing; reimbursement issues; resource utilization; financial management; productivity and partnerships. In this course students select a healthcare, finance, or economic issue to research and present for discussion. Prerequisites: 500, 504, 508, and 516 or consent of instructor. 3 S.H.