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2003-2004 Springfield College Graduate Catalog 
2003-2004 Springfield College Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 600 - Economic Aspects of Healthcare Organizations

This course introduces students to basic concepts of macroeconomics and microeconomics and examines the economic aspects of health services in terms of production, distribution, and institutional structure. Topics covered include: conditions affecting the demand for and the supply of medical care, delivery mechanisms, human resource management, the role of government regulation, and proposals to restructure the health care system in response to changing economic conditions.

Credits: 3 s.h