HCM 3002: Introduction to Health Care Management


Introduces the field of modern health care management through a systematic analysis of the important areas of concern to the health care manager. Topics covered include the planning process and how planning is used in health care administration; the organizing process and job design; supporting and implementing decisions; building the quality of clinical service; and providing human resources and plant services.


  1. Explain the impact of geographic environment on the design of health care organizations.
  2. Analyze the structure of governing boards for health care organizations.
  3. Outline the planning processes in a health care organization.
  4. Analyze the finance system in a health care organization.
  5. Evaluate ways to improve the quality of patient care in a health care setting.
  6. Compare and contrast leadership approaches for personnel in health care.




Management of healthcare organizations: An introduction (Rev: 3rd ed.)

Publisher: Health Administration Press (2019)
Author: Olden, P. C.
ISBN: 9781640550438
Price: (No information available)

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