Health Services Management and Policy Course Descriptions

PUBHHMP Course Catalog

Course Number Course Title Course Flyer Credit Hours Description Prerequisites
PUBHHMP 3193 Individual Studies in Health Services Management and Policy focusing on applied topics 1‐6 Individual studies in Health Services Management and Policy focusing on applied topics. Permission of instructor.
PUBHHMP 3610 (4650) United States & International Health Care 3 Introduction to the history, organization and politics of the global health care system, critical review of selected issues using different analytic frameworks. none
PUBHHMP 3650 Health Economics for Health and Policy Students 3 This course is designed to provide an intuitive understanding of health economics and policy for non‐economists. It will cover the basics and health markets and apply those concepts to policy applications. Economics 2001.01 recommended but not required none
PUBHHMP 6609 Health Care Organization for Experienced Professionals 3 Analysis of arrangements for the organization, financing and delivery of health care services. none
PUBHHMP 6610 Introduction to Health Care Organization 3 Analysis of arrangements for the organization, financing, and delivery of health care services.
PUBHHMP 6611 Health and Health Care Services in the U.S. 3 This course provides an overview of the U.S. health care system. Topics covered include health and health care disparities, social determinants of health, health care access and utilization, financing of care through public and private health insurance, provider reimbursement, assessment of quality, quality improvement, and new forms of health care delivery and payment. Enrollment in PUBHHMP major
PUBHHMP 6615 Public Health Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3 This course introduces students to major theories and concepts of organizational behavior and leadership and applies these to challenges facing public health organizations Grad standing or permission of instructor
PUBHHMP 6620 Critical Appraisal of Population Health Evidence 3 This course will provide practical experience in examining multiple sources of evidence on population health management and public health interventions and will introduce students to the tools used to perform systematic reviews Grad standing or permission of instructor
PUBHHMP 6625 Leveraging Healthcare Data for Practice and Policy Change 3 This course will prepare students to develop questions for and utilize results from healthcare database research. Strengths and limitations of healthcare databases commonly used for research will be considered, and special attention will be devoted to nationally representative databases and local electronic medical record data A grade of C‐ or higher in PUBHEPI 6410 and PUBHBIO 6210, or permission of instructor
PUBHHMP 6630 Project Management for Health Care and Public Health 3 This course introduces students to the role of project management in executing successful projects. The course focuses on concepts and tools of basic project management, with a special emphasis on managing projects in health care and public health settings. Students will learn fundamental techniques for project planning, scheduling & monitoring through case studies, class exercises, and assignments Grad standing or permission of instructor
PUBHHMP 7193 Individual Studies in Health Services Management and Policy 1‐6 Study of individually designed topics not otherwise available in the curriculum. none
PUBHHMP 7194 Group Studies in Health Services Management and Policy 1‐3 Group studies of special topics within health services management and policy. none
PUBHHMP 7601 Economic Analysis of Health Services 3 This course will cover applications of microeconomic analysis to the health services industry, with emphasis on the market structure and managerial decisions. Prereq or concur 6611, or permission of instructor.
PUBHHMP 7602 Health Insurance and Payment Policy 3 This course examines the health insurance mechanisms used to pay for healthcare in the United States. The course will examine the U.S. system’s origins, the incentives and policy Grad standing in PUBHHMP, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 802.
PUBHHMP 7603 Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programs 3 Intended to give students an overview of the theory and applications of cost‐benefit analysis, cost‐effectiveness analysis, cost‐utility analysis and related forms of economic evaluation of interventions in the health care sector. Grad standing or permission of instructor
PUBHHMP 7604 Economics of Health Care II 3 Microeconomic principles of supply with applications to the provision of health care services; market place for nurses and physicians; assessment of the competitive model 7602, or permission of instructor.
PUBHHMP 7605 Introduction to Health Policy 3 Introduction to public policy concepts and processes as they apply to the organization, financing, and delivery of health services. 6611, or permission of instructor.
PUBHHMP 7606 Applied Health Policy 3 Introduction to public policy concepts and processes as they apply to the organization, financing, and delivery of health services. 6609, or permission of instructor.
PUBHHMP 7607 Financial Management of Public Health Programs 3 Principles of accounting and finance applied to the management of public health agencies and programs. An introductory accounting course, and enrollment in MPH Program; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 823.
PUBHHMP 7608 The Role of Science in Health Policy‐Making 3 This course will explore the role that science, including social science, plays in public health & health services policy‐making. It will consider the conditions under which scientific research findings do & do not influence policy‐making with reference to the nature of scientific inquiry & of public policy; the intellectual, institutional, and practical similarities & differences between them. none
PUBHHMP 7610 Public Health Law 3 The course will focus on the use of legal tools to improve the public's health. The course will survey the legal framework in which the government may regulate for the public's health, addressing issues including the origins and scope of public health authority, constitutional limits on public health powers, emergency legal preparedness, and public health tort litigation. Cross listed in Law 8810
PUBHHMP 7611 Health Care Law for Managers 3 Overview of the U.S. legal system as it applies to the U.S. health care field. Grad standing in PUBHHMP, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 811.
PUBHHMP 7612 FDA Law and Policy 3 This course explores legal, policy and public health issues related to products none
PUBHHMP 7613 Tobacco Regulation & Policy 2 This course examines the regulation of tobacco, with a focus on the role of the US FDA. This course highlights the history, significant provisions, and effects of the 2009 Tobacco Control Act, as well as the vital role that public health researchers and professionals play in influencing how the FDA implements the Act. none
PUBHHMP 7615 Health Services Organizational Management 3 This course is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in health services management, focusing on human resources management and organizational behavior. Grad standing in HSMP (MPH‐HSMP, MHA, or PhD) or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 815.
PUBHHMP 7617 Health Services Leadership and Organizational Change 3 Overview of leadership and organizational change theories, as well as the application of those theories to case studies in health sector organizations. 7615 and Grad standing in the HSMP‐MHA program, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 817.
PUBHHMP 7620 Health Services Finance I 3 Principles of finance and accounting applied to health service organizations. An introductory course in financial accounting, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 820.
PUBHHMP 7621 Health Services Finance II 3 Continuation of 7620 emphasizing financial analysis, financial planning, and capital project analysis. 7620, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 821.
PUBHHMP 7622 Health Services Financial Decision‐Making 3 Principles of financial decision‐making in health service organizations, with emphasis on applications of decision support systems. 7621, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 822.
PUBHHMP 7624 Health Economics for Experienced Professionals 3 Designed for public health professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge of the economic principles that drive the health care system. The course will introduce you to the use of economic analysis and economic evaluation for healthcare decision making. Not open to students with credit for 824.
PUBHHMP 7631 Strategic Management and Program Development 3 Techniques and methods for strategic management and project planning in health care organizations and settings. Enrollment in MHA program, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 831.
PUBHHMP 7632 Strategic Change for Public Health and Population Health Management 3 This course will provide students a foundation in the theories, concepts & methods of strategic planning and the management of organizational change as applied to public health & population health management endeavors. none
PUBHHMP 7640 Mental Health & Disability Policy 3 Investigation of public policy in the area of mental health and disability and the politics that are the origin and result of these policies. Not open to students with credit for 840.
PUBHHMP 7650 Advanced Topics in Health Services Management and Policy 1‐3 Seminar on issues and methods of inquiry in health services management and policy. Enrollment in PhD program in Public Health, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 900.
PUBHHMP 7671 Comparative Health Care Systems 3 Examination of the process of health policy formulation and implementation from an international prospective. Not open to students with credit for 870.01.
PUBHHMP 7672 Clinical Rotations 1.5 Individual assignments within health care organizations to observe operations. Grad standing in PUBHHMP, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 870.02
PUBHHMP 7673 Understanding Health Care Organization Data 1.5 Application of data from various sources to inform decision making in health services settings and in health policy PUBHBIO 6210, or permission of instructor.
PUBHHMP 7674 Ethical Cases in Health Care 1.5 Examination of ethical frameworks and their application to health services organizations and health policy. Grad standing in PUBHHMP, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 870.04.
PUBHHMP 7675 Human Resources Management in Health Care 1.5 Overview of human resources and its strategic importance to health care organizations. Not open to students with credit for 870.05.
PUBHHMP 7676 Health Care Marketing 1.5 Overview of topics in marketing and communications and how they apply to health care delivery. Not open to students with credit for 870.06.
PUBHHMP 7678 Approaches to Health Services Research 3 Overview of the field of health services research and the role of health services research in improving health care delivery. PUBHBIO 6210 and PUBHEPI 6410, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 871.
PUBHHMP 7679 Quality & Patient Safety 1.5 Examination of quality management and quality measurement in health care with emphasis on patient safety. none
PUBHHMP 7680 Operations Management for Health Service Organizations 3 Concepts and techniques for managing operation in health service organizations; emphasis on management perspective and decision‐making. Grad standing in PUBHHMP, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 880.
PUBHHMP 7681 Advanced Health Services Operations Management 3 Selected topics in health services operations management, such as operations strategy, quality management, process design, materials management, and facility location. 7680, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 881.
PUBHHMP 7682 Information Systems for Health Services Organizations 1.5 This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of issues in the management of information and information technology in health care organizations, the role of information technologies in improving organizational performance, and the application of information technologies in health service organizations. 7680, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 882.
PUBHHMP 7683 Operations Management and System Design 3 This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental theories, principles and practices for designing and managing operations. The course is structured to emphasize the unique aspects of process and system design in the health care organizations and in the community health system, including processes that cross organizational boundaries and include diverse stakeholders. none
PUBHHMP 7684 Health Services Strategy and Marketing 3 Students will learn principles, discipline, & analytic tools that comprise successful strategic management in healthcare organizations, including: strategic assessment, strategy development, implementation planning, & marketing. Emphasis will be placed on exploring strategic issues related to transitioning from volume to value‐based models of care, impacts of ACA & population & community health. Grad standing in Public Health ‐ Health Services Management and Policy Master of Health Administration program, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 7631.
PUBHHMP 7685 Healthcare Management Consulting Practice 3 To develop management consulting practice skills involving strategic thinking, planning, analysis, and implementation phases of consulting engagements. Enrollment in HSMP‐MHA program, or permission of instructor.
PUBHHMP 7686 Qualitative Methods for Health Research 3 This course introduces students to the methods and uses of qualitative research applicable to both public health and to the full range of health sciences. Enrollment in an Ohio State graduate degree program AND at least one graduate research methods course (such as PUBHEPI 6431, PUBHEPI 7431, or PUBHHBP 7534) or permission of instructor.
PUBHHMP 7699 Seminar in Health Services Management and Policy 1‐3 Small group seminar with focus on integrative projects in health services management and policy. Grad standing in PUBHHMP, or permission of instructor.
PUBHHMP 8671 Health Care Outcomes Measurement 2 Evaluation of specific techniques for measuring outcomes in clinical and health services research studies. Grad standing in PUBHHMP, or permission of instructor.
PUBHHMP 8672 Advanced Topics in Health Policy 4 Designed for doctoral and advanced masters students in the College of Public Health and other OSU colleges. It will provide students with a solid background of high‐level policy scholarship on topics fundamental to the health care system. 7605 or 7640; or permission of instructor.
PUBHHMP 8899 Doctoral Seminar in Health Services Management & Policy 1‐2 Doctoral level seminar on topics that are relevant to students enrolled in the PhD program in health services management and policy. Grad Standing in Public Health, or permission of the instructor.