HC 461 The Hospital and the Community
S2H 2006 BU
Boe, Gerard P.
Adjunct Professor of Management
B.S. -Biology - W.Va. Wesleyan CollegeM.S. - Clinical Pathology - Ohio State UniversityPh.D. - Allied Health Education and Management - Texas A&M University
20 March 2006 - 14 May 2006
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Health For All - Making Community Collaboration Work; Greenwald and Beery; 2002; Health Administration Press; Chicago.
Additional Resources: There will be case studies and handouts from various other sources.
Course Description: Issues specific to the organization and administration of hospitals, their scope of services in relation to community need, and relationships with community health care services. Topics covered dealing with the unique aspects of administration of hospitals and internal departments include improvement of organizational performance, personnel productivity, strategic planning, cost containment, materials management, image in the community, medical staff recruitment, patient census and utilization of services, and contracting for services from external suppliers. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: It is my belief that adult learning is best accomplished through interaction. Students will be expected to participate in all class activities and discussions.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: The grading scheme is : Mid-term = 30 points ; Final = 30 points ; Term Paper = 30 points ; and participation = 10 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: Students will be penalized for late submission of the term paper. The penalty is 1 point for each day late.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to come to class prepared. They should be on time and behave so as not to disturb the class
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Meeting Activity Assignment Textbook
3-23-06 Identifying Community Health Needs
3-28-06 Access to Health Care
3-30-06 Evaluation of Health Services
4-4-06 Collaboration Textbook 3-23
4-6-06 Interorganizational Relationships
4-11-06 Health systems and community health Textbook
4-13-06 Mid-Term Examination
4-18-06 Health Care Providers
4-20-06 Case Study Textbook : 115-145
4-25-06 Multi-Institutional Organizations
4-27-06 Long Term Care
5-2-06 Collaboration Intervention Textbook 213-227
5-4-06 Economics and Policymaking
5-9-06 Case Studies/ Course Review
5-11-06 Final examination
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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