2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    
    Mar 30, 2020  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PUBH 5175 - Health Policy and Management


(4 cr.) This course examines the factors that influence and improve health outcomes of individuals and populations, with attention to the goals of Healthy People 2010 and the main components and issues of organization, financing, and delivery of health services and public health systems in the United States. Topics include management theories and processes, systems thinking, strategic planning and partnerships, quality and performance improvement, leadership, and organizational behavior. The policy process as well as the advocacy role of the public health professional in influencing local, state, and federal policy is addressed. The impact of global trends on public health practice, policy, and systems is also considered.

 



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