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College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AH 120 - Allied Health Delivery Systems

5 Credits
This course will introduce students to the historic development, organization and characteristics of the health care delivery system; current payment and reimbursement systems; accrediting agencies applicable to health care; the functions of health care providers; organizational patterns of health care facilities; medical staff organization and bylaws; and the health information management profession from its beginnings to the present.

Course Outcomes
  1. Identify components and functions of multiple health care delivery systems to include accreditation, licensure, regulations, payment, and reimbursement systems.
  2. Describe routine institutional statistics.
  3. Interpret health care data.
  4. Prepare health care data for presentation purposes.
  5. Evaluate reliability and validity of health care data.
  6. Explain the evolution of the health care systems in the United States.
  7. Identify the social, legal, and economic factors that affect the delivery of health care.
  8. Explain the development of the health information profession from its beginnings until the present and into the future.
  9. Describe the historical development of healthcare reimbursement in the United States.
  10. Describe the critical health policy issues in the U.S. and explain the future trends in health care.