Locating the Evidence for Health Management

HPAM-GP.4821, 1.5 points.

Semester: Spring


In this information-seeking methods course, students frame answerable research questions, select specialized databases, develop effective search strategies and critically appraise the literature of healthcare management. Going beyond “Googling,” the course illuminates the hierarchical nature of scholarly literature, use of specialized databases, and introduces major U.S. health statistics sources. The course prepares students for the Capstone: Advanced Project in Health Services Management and supports evidencebased decision-making in the workplace.



Semester Instructor Syllabus Link
Spring 2013Susan Kaplan JacobsSyllabus
Spring 2012Susan Kaplan JacobsSyllabus
Spring 2011Susan Kaplan JacobsSyllabus
Spring 2010Susan Kaplan JacobsSyllabus
Spring 2009Syllabus
Summer 2008Syllabus
Semester Instructor Evaluation Link
Spring 2013Susan Kaplan JacobsEvaluation
Spring 2012Krissoff, Alan (team)Evaluation
Spring 2012Jacobs, Susan (team)Evaluation
Spring 2010Jacobs, SusanEvaluation
Summer 2008Gano, Gretchen / Jacobs, SusanEvaluation
Summer 2008Gano, Gretchen / Jacobs, SusanEvaluation
Spring 2009Jacobs, SusanEvaluation
Spring 2009Gano, GretchenEvaluation
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