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2012 - Spring

Hankamer School of Business (BU)

HealthCare Policy and Administration (HPA)


HPA 5120
Princ & Meth Hlthcare Del Syst
5120   Principles and Methods of Healthcare Delivery System Research      
Prerequisite(s): HPA 5310.
    This course will prepare students for selection by a leading healthcare organization for a paid six-seven month internship. Students will be provided guidance to help them successfully apply MBA core concepts in the dynamic healthcare industry environment. Students will also be afforded the opportunity to participate in an American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) competition with other university students and attend the annual ACHE educational conference in Chicago.
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01Open192N/A17252M1100AM - 1215PMCASHN 4101Regular
View BooksScott H. GarnerGet Books
Start Date: 01/09/2012; End Date: 05/08/2012


HPA 5121
Current Issues Hlthcare Admin
5121   Current Issues in Healthcare Administration                
Prerequisite(s): HPA 5V90.
   Current Issues in Healthcare Administration is designed to expose students to major US healthcare initiatives through a series of seminars led by leading healthcare executives. The Healthcare Administrative Residency will be a focus of discussion with students using site-specific information to evaluate health system strategies.
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01Closed110N/A17253W1100AM - 1215PMCASHN 4101Regular
View BooksScott H. GarnerGet Books
Start Date: 01/09/2012; End Date: 05/08/2012


HPA 5126
Public Hlth Iss Hlthcare Exec
5126   Public Health Issues for Healthcare Executives
Prerequisite(s): HPA 5310.
   A non-statistical introduction to the concepts and processes of public health most directly applicable to the work of a hospital executive. Discussions will be of case studies with selected instances of hospitals being directly involved in public health issues. Interdisciplinary case-study readings and discussions are supplemented by invited speakers and on-line demonstrations.
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01Open192N/A25297T0330PM - 0445PMCASHN 4101Regular
View BooksJudy GreenGet Books
Start Date: 01/09/2012; End Date: 05/08/2012


HPA 5330
Healthcare Law & Ethics
5330   Healthcare Law and Ethics                                  
Prerequisite(s): Admission to MBA program.
    A study of the legal and regulatory environment related to healthcare law, including an introduction to the legal system, tort law, and liability of healthcare institutions for administrators or executives. Covers additional reimbursement programs, medical records, and confidentiality relevant topics such as fraud, antitrust, consent, federal reimbursement programs, medical records, and confidentiality with an analysis of relevant case law. It will also help students prepare to enter their internship with the ethical and legal knowledge necessary to perform safely in an active healthcare organization.
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01Closed130N/A17254TR1100AM - 1215PMCASHN 4103Regular
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Start Date: 01/09/2012; End Date: 05/08/2012


HPA 5350
Health Economics
5350   Health Economics  (Cross-listed as ECO 5350)
   See ECO 5350 for course information.
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01Open193N/A17255TR0200PM - 0315PMCASHN 4103Regular
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Start Date: 01/09/2012; End Date: 05/08/2012


HPA 5367
Managerial Epidemiology
5367   Managerial Epidemiology  (Cross-listed as STA 5367)                                    
   This course presents the basic principles of epidemiology with particular emphasis on applications in healthcare management. Topics include specific tools of epidemiology used for purposes of planning, monitoring, and evaluating population health. These include identification and of disease, measures of incidence and prevalence, study designs, confidence intervals, p-values, statistical interaction, causal inference, and survival analysis. Methods for managing the health of populations using an understanding of the factors that influence population health are discussed.  Strategies that health care organizations and systems can use to control these factors are also considered.
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01Closed110N/A15708T0200PM - 0430PMCASHN 3003Regular
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Start Date: 01/09/2012; End Date: 05/08/2012


HPA 5380
Healthcare Finance
5380   Healthcare Finance   (Cross-listed as FIN 5380)                                        
Prerequisite(s): FIN 5161.
   This course extends financial principles to healthcare markets, including accounting statements for healthcare institutions as sources of information, and analysis of third party payment systems as sources of funds. Decision making tools through spreadsheet analysis is emphasized.
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01Open193N/A26937MW0200PM - 0315PMCASHN 4103Regular
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Start Date: 01/09/2012; End Date: 05/08/2012


HPA 5395
U. S. Healthcare Directions
5395   U.S. Healthcare Directions                                  
Prerequisite(s): HPA 5V90.
   U.S. Healthcare Directions is the capstone course for the MBA Healthcare Administration Specialization.  Its focus is to amalgamate concepts students were taught in both the didactic and residency elements of the program.  Special focus will be given to exposing students to national healthcare policy issues.
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01Closed110N/A17257MW1230PM - 0145PMCASHN 4103Regular
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Start Date: 01/09/2012; End Date: 05/08/2012
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