HLT 3020 Quality Initiatives and Health Administration

Value-based health care has taken the forefront in how providers and other health care professionals are reimbursed and deliver health care services. This strategic approach places emphasis on quality versus quantity of services administered. Students will conduct an analysis of various quality initiatives such as Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Donabedian Model, Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award, the Shewhart Cycle (PDCA), and Total Quality Management (TQM) to explore efficient means of medical utilization and cost containment without compromising quality of health care services.