Health Care Law (HCIN 630)
This course explores laws and regulations encountered by health care managers and leaders. Course focuses on strategies to reduce liability to health care organizations. Case studies will assist the Student to examine legal and ethical issues encountered when managing health care delivery systems. This course will examine laws and regulations that govern the relationships between health care providers and entities, the management of employees and medical staff who deliver patient care, labor relations, the management of information, patient rights and responsibilities, and tort law. Students will research an area of health care liability and develop a plan to mitigate risk in the health care setting.
This course is taken only by students enrolled in the Health Care Leadership Track. It is replaced by HCIN 600 – Population Health Analytics for those in the Health Care Analytics Track, and by HCIN 544 – Advanced Health Care Information Management for those in the Health Informatics Track.