Foundations of Health Systems Organization and Delivery
CSU San Marcos | PH 502 | (3)
Introduces concepts and practices of health care and public health, with an emphasis on the structure and functions of the health system as well as planning, implementation, management, and evaluation of health-related programs. Includes the mission/vision, history, core functions, infrastructure, processes, and outcomes of the health system. Theoretical and practical perspectives are presented to illustrate how the health system works. Introduces current trends in health care delivery, including medical and legal issues, health policy, labor relations, managed care, group practice management, and long term care.