Quality Assessment/Making the Business Case for Quality

Professor: Brook
Units: 1.0
Elective Course
Concentration: Social and Behavioral Science

The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the principles of quality assessment, health status, and how to improve value in health care at both the policy and operational level. At the completion of the course students will be required to write a paper that would be addressed either to the President of the United States, a CEO of a health system, or the head of a health services research agency who is trying to produce new knowledge about improving value in the U.S. health system.