Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Managing Ambulatory & Community Based Healthcare Organizations

This course will review and analyze the ever-changing field of healthcare and explore the numerous management issues and challenges that are pertinent to the study and practice of ambulatory care management and population health in various settings across the continuum. Included in the overview will be the examination of the ambulatory care service delivery system in hospital based clinics, communities, and private group practices. The similarities and differences in the operations and management of these entities will be assessed. Additionally, the review of health reform and the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program, and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) on ambulatory care will be thoroughly discussed as well as Federal, State, and Local regulatory requirements.
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Associated Degrees