HSM 475

HSM 475
Introduction to Financial Systems in Health Systems



notebook-53 Credits

Course Description
This course introduces terminology and financial measures utilized by organizations to determine by which medical professionals and funders of medical systems calculate cost. The course builds a core competency in calculating and analyzing costs. The course builds skills in determining the specific measures by which health organizations calculate costs.

Course Format
This course is delivered in on-line modules complemented by off line review and assistance. Where possible, on-site sessions are offered.

Course Goals
Deliver basic knowledge and best practices of Quality-based, finance-related principles and best practices in health systems.

Course Objectives

  • Teach how the elements of quality-based financial principles and best practices comprise a systemic approach to tracking, recognizing and validating financial expenditures in health systems
  • Explain and demonstrate the skilled calculation of expenditures and cost of poor quality (COPQ) in health systems
  • Discuss the systematic application of quality-based financial principles and best practices in health systems