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Health Policy and Management

Week One

Negotiation in Health Care Setting, 312.670.11

3 academic credits
June 1-3, 2020 (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Instructor: Stacey B. Lee, JD

Addresses the basic skills needed for effective negotiation of business relationships in health care and other settings. Focuses on understanding and developing a systematic approach to preparing for, structuring, and negotiating key business relationships. Presents basic process and conflict management skills needed for effective negotiation of business relationships in health care. Also explores the ethics of negotiation. Students taking this course for graduate academic credit will be evaluated based on participation (20%); written assignment(s) (15%); written assignment (s) (15%); video analysis (25%); final exam (25%). These assignments will be due within one month of the conclusion of the course, on a date identified by the instructor. No assignments will be accepted after August 3, 2020.


Quantitative Tools for Managers, 312.604.11

3 academic credits
June 3-5, 2020 (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Instructor: K.H. Ken Lee, DrPH

Examines how information processing power can be applied to increase quality and decrease cost in healthcare. Emphasizes the importance of understanding analytics as a healthcare manager. Focuses on five themes related to managing a healthcare organization: finance, quality, market, operations, and utilization. Reviews theories such as data formats, database structures, and analysis methods. Explains how data is collected, prepared, and applied to make a positive impact. Real world examples provided during each session so that students can use the lecture materials to solve problems. Develops future healthcare leaders who can understand the details as well as think critically beyond the data. Students taking this course for graduate academic credit will be evaluated based on attendance (10%); in-class exercises (20%); homework (30%); and a short paper on current topics in healthcare analytics (10%). The paper will be due within one month of the conclusion of the course, on a date identified by the instructor. No assignments will be accepted after August 3, 2020.