BUSI 868: Health Systems

Class Program

This course involves discussion and analysis of the foundations for global health and health systems and their foundations in policy, economics, human and cultural subsystems. Challenges and opportunities associated with global health such as population aging electronic medical records and IT, genomic, health care quality and costs are examined as well as the role of the NGO's and public/private partnerships in creating transformative change. The course takes a holistic and comparative approach for the understanding the systems and nature of health by studying the realities of a number of national health systems.