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Foundations of Healthcare Administration (MMHA 6000):

  • HE001 Trends in Healthcare Administration: Explain the implications of current trends for healthcare administrators, managers, and leaders.
  • HE006 Commitment to Professional Development and Lifelong Learning: Create a professional development plan that demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning and professional development.

Contemporary Topics in U.S. Healthcare Delivery (MMHA 6050):

  • HE002 History of the US Healthcare System: Explain how historic forces have shaped the present-day healthcare system.
  • HE003 Delivery of Services: Explain the healthcare delivery system in the United States.
  • HE004 Healthcare Funding in the U.S.: Explain how healthcare in the United States is funded.
  • HE005 Key Drivers of Change: Analyze the impact of societal, business, and global trends on the healthcare industry.

Principles of Population Health in Healthcare Administration (MMHA 6200):

  • HE007 Disease Distribution and Management: Evaluate community health needs and data about disease distribution to make decisions regarding disease management.
  • HE008 Global Health Issues: Analyze the impact of global health issues on healthcare management
  • HE009 Population Health Management: Develop initiatives in collaboration with public health and community-based organizations to improve the health of the population.

Law, Ethics, and Policy in Healthcare Administration (MMHA 6300):

  • LE001 Legal Requirements and Ethics: Summarize legal mandates and ethical principles to address complex challenges, manage risk, and advance organizational integrity.
  • LE002 Health Care Policy: Analyze the healthcare policymaking process for improving the health status of populations.
  • LE003 Adapting Internal Policies and Practices: Adapt internal policies and practices to align with changes to healthcare laws and regulations.
  • LE004 Analyzing Polices from Diverse Perspectives: Analyze a policy from diverse perspectives held by policymakers, interest groups, healthcare administrators, and other stakeholders to assess impact on an organization.

Healthcare Financial Management and Economics (MMHA 6400):

  • FM004 Economic Concepts in the Health Care Industry: Apply key economic concepts and theories in the healthcare context.
  • FM005 Economic Characteristics of the Healthcare Industry: Apply economic concepts to make recommendations for organizational decisions.
  • FM006 Conduct an Operational Analysis: Conduct operational analyses to ensure operational efficiency and financial viability.
  • FM007 Analyze Financial Data: Make recommendations for organizational decisions based on analyses of financial data.

Human Resource Management and Organizational Development and Leadership for Healthcare Administrators (MMHA 6500):

  • HR001 Aligning Workforce Capacity: Evaluate organizational values and goals in order to align the workforce and deliver cost-effective, high-quality care.
  • HR002 Recruitment and Selection: Evaluate recruitment, selection, and dismissal practices for healthcare professionals.
  • HR003 Professional Development and Retention: Evaluate a healthcare organization’s practices for retaining talent and providing professional development and recommend strategies for improvement.
  • HR004 Organizational Structure, Dynamics, and Culture: Assess the effectiveness of organizational structures in furthering an organization’s ability to achieve its vision and goals.
  • HR005 Team Building and Conflict Management: Evaluate collaborative, team-building, and conflict-management strategies when leading interprofessional teams.
  • HR006 Leadership, Systems Thinking, and Change Management: Evaluate principles of effective leadership, systems thinking, and change management to address healthcare transformation, innovation, and accountability.

Healthcare Informatics and Technology Management (MMHA 6600):

  • OM008 Health Information Technology: Explain the uses of administrative and clinical health information technology and integrated community networks and their role in the delivery of care.
  • OM009 Data-Driven Decision Making: Evaluate clinical and administrative data to support evidence-based decisions that affect healthcare organizations and patient care.
  • OM010 Health Information Systems: Recommend the acquisition, implementation, and evaluation of clinical and administrative health information systems.
  • OM011 Protecting Patient Data: Recommend strategies to ensure that policies and processes protect the privacy, confidentiality, security, and integrity of patient data.

Healthcare Operations Management (MMHA 6700):

  • OM005 Operational Resources and Productivity: Evaluate productivity against established benchmarks and recommend changes to improve patient safety metrics.
  • OM006 Process Improvement and Quality: Make recommendations to improve quality in healthcare organizations based on analyses of current processes.
  • OM007 Project Management: Plan complex projects using project management tools and techniques to achieve resource optimization and sustainability.

Marketing Management and Business Communications for Healthcare Administrators (MMHA 6800):

  • FM001 Marketing Principles: Identify the basic principles of marketing and their unique application in healthcare organizations.
  • FM002 Marketing Strategies: Evaluate marketing strategies to ensure they enhance the organization’s competitive position, align with its mission, and demonstrate social responsibility.
  • FM003 Marketing Opportunities and Challenges: Analyze an organization’s marketing and management environment and identify the primary marketing opportunities and challenges facing the organization.

Healthcare Quality Management (MMHA 6900):

  • OM001 Patient Safety and Quality of Services: Explain the history and current state of patient safety and quality of services in healthcare.
  • OM002 Organizational Compliance and Regulatory Mandates: Evaluate organizational compliance with regulatory mandates for healthcare quality and safety.
  • OM003 Patient Experience and Culturally Sensitive, Patient-Centered Care: Apply best practices to provide an outstanding patient experience, including customer service-focused, culturally sensitive, and patient-centered care.
  • OM004 Improving Patient Safety and Quality of Services: Evaluate compliance with best practices and industry standards for patient safety and quality of healthcare services and provide recommendations for improvement.

Strategic Planning in Healthcare Administration (MMHA 6999):

  • FM008 Strategic Planning Process: Explain the strategic planning process and the roles of internal stakeholders.
  • FM009 SWOT Analysis: Evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats related to a healthcare organization.
  • FM010 Strategic Planning: Develop an integrated strategic plan to address a challenge or opportunity faced by a healthcare organization.
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