2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    
    Feb 06, 2023  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PBHL 8316 - 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 methods of economic evaluation and their usefulness in determining appropriate financing mechanisms for public health systems.



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