2021-2022 Catalog

HL 420 Healthcare Planning and Evaluation

This course explores the use of strategic planning and evaluation within a healthcare organization. Students will gain an understanding of the resources, theories and practices used in evaluating the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to an organization, and how that information may be used to improve an organization’s strategic position.

Credits

5

Outcomes

  1. This course will prepare students to:
  2. Explain how accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical homes affect healthcare quality and costs.
  3. Apply the resources, theories, and practices used in evaluating the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to an organization.
  4. Assess strategic planning and how it will be used to improve an organization’s position.
  5. Communicate strategic plans to stakeholders in a healthcare organization.