PHP 985A (M1) - Special Topics in Policy and Management

Spc Top/Policy and Management

Manchester   Health & Human Services :: Public Health
Online Course Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Term 2 (10/30/2023 - 12/22/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 15906
Study of a special topic in Public Health Policy and Management.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits.
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Instructors: Esmaeil Bahalkeh

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
10/30/2023 12/22/2023 Hours Arranged ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

Title: Quality and Process Improvement in Healthcare

This course introduces analytics tools to improve healthcare quality and processes. Topics include quality measures and indicators, project and change management, six sigma components, and lean. The course focuses on using data and relevant tools throughout six sigma phases: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC). Define and measure phases start with a review of probability and distribution rules and various descriptive analytics tools. These phases also include development and application of process maps, flow charts, Pareto charts, relationship matrix, and written procedures. Analyze phase includes hypothesis testing and design of experiments. Improve and control phases include root cause analysis, statistical process control, and lean tools.