It has been in existence for 32 years and was named after a prominent philanthropist in the area, Mr. Renfrey, who made many financial contributions to projects in and around the community where Renfrey Memorial Hospital is located.
An introduction to the field of public health and to rural health conditions, issues, professions, organizations and policies relevant to the health of rural communities. This course will cover analytical techniques to support managerial decision making in health care.
The course will cover descriptive statistical techniques for the presentation of health care data and applicability of the descriptive statistical techniques, a survey commonly used inferential statistical techniques for data analysis is presented. Throughout the course material, emphasis is on the sources and uses of health care data and information for decision-making, and on the interpretation and evaluation of health care research.
This course introduces conceptual frameworks and practices associated with key functions in the management of complex health organizations. This course offers an introduction to strategic planning and management in health services organizations.
Processes and formats employed in strategic planning and marketing are presented and applied in case studies and a final project. Elements of market assessment, environmental analysis and strategy development are presented and applied to course practices.
PHPM or prior or concurrently. This course builds upon strategic planning and marketing concepts introduced in PHPM It provided an overview of marketing and how it can be applied effectively to health care organizations.
The course covers the history of health care marketing, basic marketing concepts and tools, the process of developing and managing a marketing plan, and the nature of health care markets and consumers.
An introduction to the range of human resources issues facing the health delivery system administrator from benefits to grievances and human resources management in health organizations.
Course also covers personnel practices such as job analysis and description, recruitment, selection and compensation in various health delivery system settings.
PHPM prior or concurrent. Overview of evolving health delivery system quality mechanisms and approaches for maximizing quality control in health care organizations. Includes concepts and practices of quality assessment, control and improvement, and accreditation and outcome analysis in service delivery systems.
This course is organized around the types of tactical and operational decisions made by health care operations managers. Tactical decisions are medium- and long-term decisions that together determine the processes by which health care services are produced and delivered, while operational decisions are short-term decisions concerned with utilizing resources to meet the objectives of the organization in an efficient manner.
Where appropriate, spreadsheets will be used to ease computational work, facilitate analysis, and aid in the presentation of results.
This course examines operational decisions through a combination of lectures, problem sets, organizational analysis, and readings.
Course is designed as an overview of health financing and techniques for financial management in health services settings, blending theory and practice through lecture, discussion and case analysis. This course also examines major sources of public and private health services funding.
An intermediate course on health finance and managerial accounting - the second in a two-course sequence. Advanced financial decision analysis and cost accounting concepts and tools will be covered.
Cases are extensively used. The final third of the course is structured as a series of workshops for a team project in which students develop a long-range financial plan, including the impact of strategic projects and sensitivity analysis, for a hypothetical hospital.
Course introduces computer-based information systems, architectures and applications in the management of health services organizations.
It addresses systems designs, data management systems, data access and communications, and the implications of expanding technological capacities for information management systems. Course covers torts, contract law, corporate liability, malpractice, key federal and state regulations, and records management relative to health care.
Important health case law is discussed. Ethical considerations are discussed as they relate to the law and management of health delivery systems. This course examines public and private sector institutions responsible for health policy development at the national and state levels, the interaction of national and regional health systems to create and implement rural health policies, and public programs providing health coverage, particularly those targeting rural residents.
Provides basic concepts in economic theory and analysis applied to health care delivery in the United States. Course addresses supply and demand issues for health services, reimbursement systems and health insurance.
Course addresses issues in health delivery in a competitive market and public sector involvement. Provides opportunity to integrate essential content presented in health policy and management curriculum by assessing issues confronted by health service organizations leaders and employing tools acquired in prior courses to address the issues.
Field placement experience where students work closely with a departmental faculty member and an appropriate field professional s applying skills and techniques acquired through course work. Offered through the Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences An overview of theories and principles focusing on social and behavioral determinants of health, the social-ecological approach to the examination of health and health behaviors, social patterns of health behavior, and an introduction to health promotion and public health interventions.The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) paper as a final product and this paper will be submitted for publication, as approved by the instructor, in one of the MHA Continuing Enrollment.
This course is required to satisfy the Graduate School`s requirement of continuous. Final selection of topics for each offering is intended to reflect and address current health care administration issues. MHA Vocation and Ethics in Healthcare Management 3.
MHA AID Critical Thinking Technology/schwenkreis.com - PowerPoint PPT Presentation.
MHA (1) - Continuing Enrollment. This course is required to satisfy the Graduate School`s requirement of continuous enrollment and is intended for those students who are enrolled in the program but cannot take a core academic course during a given semester. This Tutorial contains 2 Papers. MHA Week 6 Final Paper Univ General Hospital Proposal.
Focus of the Final Paper. Univ General Hospital is a bed regional hospital located in California that has served its community for more than 50 years. MHA Principles of Healthcare Administration Week 4 Assignment 1 OUTLINE AND Final Paper- Ashford General Hospital Proposal This is due on or before Wednesday, March 22, at p.m.
CST. Final Paper Preparation.