Capacity, Cost & Need: Balancing the Equation Â A Quantitative Exercise in Health Systems Planning and Analysis
SPH IH 792
Strong health systems are essential to achieve global health goals. Using health systems planning models, decision makers can evaluate the impact of policy alternatives for medical care service access and delivery, balancing limited financial, human, infrastructure, and material resources. In this course, students work in teams to gain skills in health systems planning through building and manipulating a complex planning model for the fictional country of Lapalia. Topics include measuring and estimating performance measures for capacity, utilization, and productivity; manipulating cost data; scenario analysis; and interpreting data for decisions. The course requires basic knowledge of Excel.
FALL 2012 Schedule
|A1||Feeley||L 1110||MW 9:00 am-12:00 pm||Hpm core, some