2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) 
    
    Jul 14, 2020  
2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MMPA 6840 - Health Policy and Management


(5 cr.) In this course, students examine 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 is addressed, as well as the advocacy role of the public health professional in influencing local, state, and federal policy. The impact of global trends on public health practice, policy, and systems is also considered.


 



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