Introduction to U.S. Health Policy (Johns Hopkins University, OpenCourseWare)
Advancing Medical Education by Teaching Health Policy. Mitesh S. Patel, M.D., M.B.A., Matthew M. Davis, M.D., M.A.P.P., and Monica L. Lypson, M.D., M.H.P.E. N Engl J Med 2011; 364:695-697 February 24, 2011.
The authors argue for teaching health policy to medical students and outlined a proposed medical school curriculum in health policy, as follows. Links have been provided to parts of the Gateway that address these components.
Systems and Principles
- U.S. health care system, financing and payment
- Models of care management and control
- Health insurance
- Health care safety net
- Health information technology
- Physician workforce