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American Health Care: Challenges & Opportunities

Course Code: 
STS 2500-003
Credits: 
3.0
Bob Powers
Professor

This course offers an opportunity to learn about the structure and function of the health care system in the United States.  Lectures and classroom sessions will cover the history and current status of the education and delivery systems, and examine the challenges that face providers, patients, policy makers, and engineers as health care becomes more effective and more expensive.  Issues related to manpower, financing, access, disparities, and  developing technology will be examined, with discussion of approaches to understanding and addressing significant problems, challenges, and opportunities.