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    Middlesex Community College
  Sep 23, 2017
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18

AHP 220 - Healthcare Delivery Systems


This course will introduce the student to the historic development, organization and characteristics of the health care delivery system, including current payment and reimbursement systems, accrediting agencies applicable to health care, the functions of health care providers, the medical staff organization and bylaws, and the organizational patterns of health care facilities.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:  

* Assess the components of the healthcare delivery system in the United States.

* Analyze the responsibility and operations of a healthcare organization in patient care outcomes and business performance.

* Apply critical thinking skills in financial management, human resourcing, operational improvement, and strategic planning within the health care delivery system.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of BUS 221 and AHP 105

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