Course Index

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HOM 571 Communication Strategies

Development of communications nuances.  Topics include: negotiation skills, effective listening strategies, how to read a situation and identifying a core message, interpreting body language.

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 570 Professional Writing

Effective communication strategies using memos, e-mails, letters, and reports.  An emphasis is on best practices for defining a clear and tailored professional message.


  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 565 Healthcare Ethics

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 564 Clinical quality

Tracking and measuring patient satisfaction and outcomes (length of stay, infection rates)


  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 563 Vendor Management

Issues involved in working with external vendors.  What type of equipment to purchase - balancing cost, reliability, capabilities, and maintenance requirements. Legal issues such as request for proposal, contract development and obligations.


  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 562 Resource Utilization

Exploration of how best to utilize healthcare equipment and facilities.  Topics will include utilization, capacity, reusable medical equipment, preventive maintenance, replacement planning.


  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 561 Healthcare Regulatory Issues

Overview of issues (Medicare, Medicaid, OSHA, JAHCO, nuclear, etc.)and policies (Affordable Care Act) impacting healthcare and private insurance, Privacy


  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 560 Healthcare Industry Issues and Trends

Historical perspectives of healthcare delivery in the US,  influences (drug companies),  government, providers, patient's rights; ethical issues including conflict of/ competing interests, allocation of scarce resources.

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 553 Capacity and Staff Planning

Developing accurate estimates for how many patients, staff, and resources are needed for a healthcare facility.

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 552 Spreadsheet Simulation

Using Monte Carlo simulation approaches for incorporating uncertainly and randomness in a spreadsheet model.

  • Credits: 1.0