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PHGEN 710 Introduction to Health Systems & Policy

This course aims to identify the main components and issues of the organization, financing and delivery of health services within the various domains of public health in the US, describe the legal and ethical bases for public health and health services, identify the main components and issues of the organization, financing and delivery of health services and public health systems in the US, discuss the policy processes for improving the health of populations as well as how to evaluate and describe the performance of the U.S. health systems in terms of cost, quality, effectiveness, and access. The course includes evaluation of several case studies of public health policy decisions and their implications. Prerequisites: None. (MPH core course)