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Last approved: Tue, 20 Oct 2015 08:19:36 GMT

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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
PUBH
6384
Health Care Quality and Health Policy
Hlth Care Quality & Health Pol
201501
2
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Lecture
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PUBH 6305
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15
Thorpe, Pines
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The role of quality in the U.S. health care delivery system from the perspective of multiple stakeholders, including public and private payers, providers, consumers, and employers. Defining and measuring quality; how quality information is used; and policy implications of quality improvement. Recent changes under health reform legislation.
To understand the role quality plays in health care delivery, students will learn what to measure to define quality, how to measure quality, how to report quality information, and how to improve quality. Students will interact with different stakeholders to understand how they perceive quality and how their perspectives intersect and impact the quality of care delivered. Finally, students will develop and implement a quality improvement strategy from various stakeholder perspectives.
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