2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) 
    
    Oct 30, 2020  
2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HLTH 8315 - Economics and Financing of Public Health Systems


(5 cr.) In this course, students investigate the provision of resources for the delivery of public health services and the application of economic theories to health policy issues. Students explore how organizational characteristics interact with economic forces to produce systems performance outcomes, as well as how fiscal policy can influence the performance of public health systems. Students analyze grant-writing strategies and the advantages and disadvantages of various financing options. Other topics include the methods of economic evaluation and their usefulness in determining appropriate financing mechanisms for public health systems.



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