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312.624.20 Financial Management in Health Care II

Health Policy and Management
3rd term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Judy Holzer
Course Instructor:
  • John W. K. Ellis
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

312.617, 312.623, 551.603


Case studies present an overview of financial theory and financial management principles and concepts in a health care setting. Topics include discounted cash flow analysis, long-term debt financing, equity financing, lease financing, capital budgeting, analysis, and forecasting.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Discuss unique features of the health care industry that affect the application of financial management principles and concepts
  2. Develop a working discuss of the tools of financial management and utilize software and financial techniques in case presentations
  3. Practice written and oral communication skills through individual assignments and team case presentation
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on a team-written case analysis (60%) and its oral presentation (40%).

Enrollment Restriction:

Pacific Rim DrPH cohort students ONLY

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

All students must receive consent from Judy Holzer to register for this section only.

For consent, contact: