Strategic Planning in Healthcare Diversity   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

EHP 732 - Strategic Planning in Healthcare Diversity

The course provides an overview of the development of the current status of the health care system in the United States, its organizational structure, and operation of the various healthcare organizations. Reflecting on the issues faced by major health care delivery systems such as clinics, hospitals, long-term care facilities, health care cooperatives as well as relevant managed care providers, this course takes a long term look at the strategic planning necessary for the operation of healthcare services in a competitive market. Learning outcomes include: (1) Defining the market position and operational role of your organization within the larger health care system, (2) Creating a three to five year strategic plan, (3) Taking a pro-active role in planning longer term solutions to current challenges. (3 credits)