2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CSOCL 3200 Health Care Systems

This course provides an overview of the U.S. health care system with an emphasis on describing and analyzing its overall structure and administrative components. Particular significance is placed on the outcomes of health care delivery and a comparison with the health care systems in other countries. Contrasting the U.S. health care financing systems with those of other countries is also highlighted. Special topics include: [1] access to health care, [2] epidemiological factors, [3] quality of care, [4] long term care, [5] mental health care, and [6] technology and the health care system.