HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT12 HOURS
Informatics in clinical practice, administration, research, and education, including basic informatics concepts, current issues, information management systems, legislative regulation, HIPPA, electronic health records, and other applications.
Overview of the healthcare industry including healthcare organizations and structures, public policy makers, and healthcare operations with emphasis on rapid changes in healthcare delivery systems as a response to increased healthcare costs, aging of the population, advanced medical science and technology, changing disease patterns, consumer demands, and distribution and use of the healthcare workforce.
Legal and regulatory standards governing healthcare organizations, including legal requirements, responsibilities, and constraints related to health provider/patient relationships, medical records, malpractice insurance, and licensure of health professionals.
Financial principles for profit and non-profit healthcare settings, including insurance payment systems, funding sources, return on investment, and profitability, and an overview of financial statements and financial responsibility reporting, budgeting, inventory control, asset management, payer systems, accounts receivable, charity care, and managing controllables.
This degree program is available in the following format:
100% Online courses in a 5-week as-you-go flexible format for busy adults featuring forum discussions and weekly assignment deadlines. Serves both undergraduate and graduate students.
Explore the full enrichment of the traditional collegiate experience and make new friends on our lively campus in Circleville Ohio. Serves 17-24 year-old undergraduate students.