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Program Name: Biomedical Informatics
Course Name: Introduction to Healthcare Systems Course Id: 1003
Course Description:

We will explore the roles and structures of medical centers, physicians, patients, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, device manufacturers, Medicare/Medicaid and accountable care organizations. We will discuss the history and future directions of the system. We will cover legal and ethical issues and national policies and procedures such as the HIP AA and the IRB. We will explore the advantages and limitations of this system including a comparison of its quality, cost and accessibility with other systems worldwide

Credits: 1
Semester Offered: Spring

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