Jun 18, 2019  
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ASM 280 - HealthCare Delivery Systems

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
Provides a comprehensive overview of healthcare delivery systems and services. Includes studies in access and financing healthcare services and evaluating the delivery of care.
Competencies
  1. Review the growth of health care in the U.S
    1. Discuss the history and growth of health care
    2. Examine the types and levels of care in the delivery systems
    3. Identify future growth areas in the health care industry
  2. Research accrediting future growth areas in the health care industry
    1. Describe the growth areas in the health care industry
    2. Examin technology’s impact on the growth areas
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the delivery of services in health care
    1. Explain primary, secondary, and tertiary care
    2. Identify the health services for special populations and disorders
    3. Examine the services provided in long-term care and the continuum of care
    4. Identify members of the health care team and their roles
  4. Analyze availability of resources and their impact on services
    1. Investigate government agencies and services
    2. Differentiate services provided by for-profit and non-profit organizations
    3. Discuss any auxiliary organizations or agencies which provide services
  5. Research regional patterns of health care delivery as it relates to rural, urban, and inner city
    1. Identify under serviced areas of health care delivery
    2. Discuss the barriers to accessing the health care system
  6. Analyze the financing for health care services
    1. Examine government’s role in financing health services including Medicare and Medicaid
    2. Research various types of HMO’s
    3. Discuss third party payment and insurance
  7. Identify trends, problems, and potential solutions in the delivery of health care
    1. Discuss the increase in uninsured and underinsured in the USA
    2. Research solutions for providing health care to the uninsured and underinsured
  8. Demonstrate methods in evaluating the delivery of health care services
    1. Review the history of the evaluating quality of health care
    2. Discuss process, structure and outcomes as they relate to evaluating quality of care



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