The Business of Healthcare

HPAM-GP.2848, 3 points.

Semester: Fall


This course will explore the idea if health care can be managed in a competitive and market based environment, the current issues affecting the health care industry, what approaches not-for-profit health care organizations can take to remain viable, and the phenomenon of the mergers and acquisition process and its underlying value determinants in the health care sector. A primary objective of this course is to provide the student and next generation of managers with a practical and working knowledge of the health care industry.


HPAM-GP.4830 or permission of instructor

Semester Instructor Syllabus Link
Fall 2014Joel WittmanSyllabus
Fall 2013Joel WittmanSyllabus
Fall 2013Joel WittmanSyllabus
Fall 2012Joel WittmanSyllabus
Fall 2011Joel WittmanSyllabus
Fall 2010Syllabus
Fall 2010Joel WittmanSyllabus
Fall 2009Cathrin StickneySyllabus
Spring 2009Cathrin StickneySyllabus
Semester Instructor Evaluation Link
Fall 2014Joel WittmanEvaluation
Fall 2013Joel WittmanEvaluation
Fall 2011Wittman, JoelEvaluation
Fall 2010Wittman, JoelEvaluation
Fall 2009Stickney, CathrinEvaluation
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Vaughan, James

Weekly Schedule:
Tue - 4:55 pm to 6:35 pm

Session Dates:
09/02/2015 to 12/15/2015

Bldg:WAVE Room:431

Wittman, Joel

Weekly Schedule:
Mon - 4:55 pm to 6:35 pm

Session Dates:
01/25/2016 to 05/09/2016

Bldg:GCASL Room:261