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  • QST HM 820

    Strategy, Economics, and Policy in the Health Sector

    Grad Prereq: QST PL 727 or QST PL 730.

    This course studies the strategic and economic issues facing insurers, providers, and life-sciences companies in the healthcare sector. The course will adapt tools from health economics, strategy, and finance to understand the problems faced by these firms. The course will also examine the problems faced by regulators, who must craft policies that shape the healthcare sector: which hospital mergers to allow; what procedures health insurers must cover; how public programs ought to reimburse life-sciences companies; how quality of care is measured and rewarded; and so on.

    [ 3 cr.]

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CAS College of Arts & Sciences
CFA College of Fine Arts
CGS College of General Studies
COM College of Communication
EGS College of Engineering and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
ENG College of Engineering
EOP Center for English Language & Orientation Programs (CELOP)
GMS Graduate Medical Sciences
GRS Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
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KHC Questrom School of Business
LAW School of Law
MED School of Medicine
OTP Officer Training Program
PDP Physical Education Recreation and Dance
QST Questrom School of Business
SAR Sargent College
SDM Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
SED Wheelock College of Education & Human Development
SHA School of Hospitality Administration
SPH School of Public Health
SSW School of Social Work
STH School of Theology
XRG Cross Registration