Healthcare Management (HCM)

Courses

HCM 3501. Introduction to Health Services Systems. 3 Credit Hours.

Introduction to the organization, delivery and financing of health care. An overview of management issues designed for those preparing for careers as risk and insurance, public health, or healthcare professionals, or business majors interested in career opportunities in the healthcare industry. NOTE: This course can be used to satisfy the university Core Individual and Society (IN) requirement. Although it may be usable towards graduation as a major requirement or university elective, it cannot be used to satisfy any of the university GenEd requirements. See your advisor for further information.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of study: Accounting, Actuarial Science, Business Management, Economics, Entrprnrship & Innovation Mgt, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Financial Planning, General Business Studies, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Law & Business, Legal Studies, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Public Health, Real Estate, Risk Management and Insurance, Supply Chain Management, Statistical Sci + Data Analyt, Undeclared-Business & Mngt

Course Attributes: IN

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HCM 3502. Healthcare Financing and Information Technology. 3 Credit Hours.

The insurance, payment mechanisms, contractual arrangements and control mechanisms related to the provision of health services with an emphasis on what the financial manager can do to enhance financial position of the healthcare institution. The course emphasizes information technology applications and hands-on exercises using web-based information resources. NOTE: This is an information management/technology approved course for FSBM majors.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of study: Accounting, Actuarial Science, Business Management, Economics, Entrprnrship & Innovation Mgt, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Financial Planning, General Business Studies, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Law & Business, Legal Studies, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Real Estate, Risk Management and Insurance, Supply Chain Management, Statistical Sci + Data Analyt, Undeclared-Business & Mngt

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits

Pre-requisites:
HCM 3501|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently.

HCM 3580. Special Topics - Healthcare Management. 3 Credit Hours.

Special topics in current developments in the field of healthcare management.

College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Business & Mngmnt, Fox School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

HCM 4596. Healthcare Quality and Risk Management. 3 Credit Hours.

The course focus is on the relationships among risk management, quality improvement and patient safety and how these impact the business of healthcare and patient health. The foundation of the study of these topics is the nature of risk and the risk management process as it pertains to health and healthcare organizations. The course emphasizes independent business research, independent and group problem solving, professionally prepared written and oral presentations and refining one's ability to prioritize multiple assignments/tasks. The learning environment is structured to approximate the business setting. To bridge the gap between the classroom and the actual practice of risk management, patient safety, and quality, students attend Healthcare Risk Management Grand Rounds at an area healthcare institution. The Grand Rounds include real time risk management, patient safety and quality improvement rounds with practicing leaders in these disciplines. NOTE: Must be a Risk Management and Insurance major, Healthcare Management minor or Business Management major with a Healthcare Management concentration. Students must earn a grade of C in this course if they are using it to fill the writing intensive course requirement for their degree.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of study: Accounting, Actuarial Science, Business Management, Economics, Entrprnrship & Innovation Mgt, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Financial Planning, General Business Studies, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Law & Business, Legal Studies, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Real Estate, Risk Management and Insurance, Supply Chain Management, Statistical Sci + Data Analyt, Undeclared-Business & Mngt

Course Attributes: WI

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits

Pre-requisites:
HCM 3502|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently
OR (HCM 3501|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently
AND RMI 3501|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently).