Apr 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog
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PUBH 740 - Introduction to Health Systems and Policy


3 cr

Description

This course presents an overview of health systems and the development, implementation, and assessment of public health and health care policies in the U.S. This course emphasizes policy-making aimed at public health infrastructure and population health, including different types of prevention at the different levels of analysis. Process, politics, and policy analysis necessary for effective policy-making are presented. Strategic and operational interests of key stakeholders are identified and examined. Public health policy is evaluated in terms of access, efficacy, and cost. Ethical frameworks are applied and historical context is provided. Issues of particular importance to rural and Native American populations are included.


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