Document Type


Publication Date

Spring 2015

Catalog Description

This course examines the dynamic nature of health economics and policy in addition to understanding the political process in the healthcare and public health context. This course uses foundational economic concepts to develop health economic applications and processes. The course will review important studies in medical research, epidemiology, public health and other fields as they relate to the economics of health care. An overview of the process of policy making with excerpts from congressional testimony, proposed rules, executive orders, etc., will be covered.

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Public Health Commons