Course Index

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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

HOM 551 Data Collection Strategies

Tools and approaches for collecting patient and staff feedback.  Emphasis will be on survey question design and strategies, controlling biases, and instructional review board processes.

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 550 Turning Data Into Information

This course will help you develop a critical eye for interpreting and assessing data, understand what statistical significance means, and create strategies for displaying and presenting data.

  • Credits: 1.0