2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) 
    
    Jan 18, 2021  
2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DDHA 8600 - Governance, Law, and Policy for Healthcare Leaders


(5 cr.) Students in this course examine healthcare organization governance principles, health laws and mandates, and health policy issues and practice, which directly impact healthcare leaders. Using case studies and hypothetical situations, students assess leadership roles and key ethical principles and challenges underpinning healthcare organizations. Students apply an interdisciplinary approach that employs sociological, political, economic, and ethical perspectives to increase performance and assure quality in healthcare delivery. Topics include healthcare policy, advocacy, laws, mandates, contracts, and ethical obligations to provide quality healthcare by being stewards of their organization.



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