Course Catalog » Bioengineering 285

Subject: Bioengineering
Course Number: 285
Course Title: Health Care Finance & Economics
Units: 2
School: Graduate Division
Department: Translational Medicine Program
Additional (School) Department: (Pharmacy) Bioengineering And Therapeutic Sciences

Course Description: This course focuses on how current health care financing systems and emerging trends affect strategic technology development and market decisions. This course is designed so students understand the underlying drivers of rising health spending, the policies that might slow it, and the impact of possible policies on future product markets. The course covers the fundamental components of health economics, financial analysis, and strategies to increase health care value.
Prerequisites: None.
Restrictions: None.
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Project, Direct - Conference, Online - Web-based course work, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: J. Spetz
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No