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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Healthcare Delivery Systems HSC 303

Length: 

Varies; self-study.

Location: 
Various; distance learning format.
Dates: 

July 2022 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the organization and structure of the healthcare delivery systems in the United States; explain the various factors that cause, and seek to rectify, inequality in healthcare and patient outcomes; compare the different pathways used to finance healthcare, including costs to the patient, insurers, providers, drug companies, and society as a whole; contrast the healthcare organizations of the United States with other nations; determine methods to evaluate the quality of healthcare and to analyze patient results and costs between different types of services and guiding models; explore the role of technology and emerging issues on the future of healthcare; describe the different levels of healthcare management and the roles of all stakeholders. 

Instruction: 

Major topics taught in this course include: the organization and structure of healthcare delivery systems, comparing the different pathways used to finance healthcare and the role of technology and emerging issues on the future of healthcare.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Health Science, Public Health, Introduction to Healthcare Delivery or Health Management (7/22).

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