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Minor in Health Care Management

The minor in health care management is an introduction to relevant health care topics and an opportunity to train in privacy, security and confidentiality practices.

In the program, you’ll receive training in privacy, security and confidentiality practices along with other related requirements necessary for health care professionals. As a candidate you must be a current student at the University of Kansas and ideally have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Throughout the 18-credit minor, you’ll examine uniquely complex financial and reimbursement systems and the important roles of quality and performance improvement in health care. You also will gain real-world experience and knowledge in electronic health care records, data management and emerging health information systems. Successful completion of the six (6) courses includes earning a grade of “C” or higher in each of the courses.

Questions?

Please contact Angela Couture, program advisor, at him@kumc.edu

Possible Course Sequences

There is no prescribed order for the courses below. The listings below provide a hypothetical course sequence path.

Course Sequence for a Fall Start:

  • Fall Semester 1
    • HEIM 415 Healthcare Delivery Systems (3 credits) or HEIM 570 Introduction to Healthcare Management (3 credits)
  • Spring Semester 1
    • HEIM 420 Legal Aspects of Healthcare (3 credits) or HEIM 540 Health Information Systems (3 credits)
  • Fall Semester 2
    • HEIM 585 Healthcare Reimbursement (3 credits) or HEIM 567 Quality and Performance Improvement in Healthcare (3 credits)

Course Sequence for a Spring Start

  • Spring Semester 1
    • HEIM 415 Healthcare Delivery Systems (3 credits) or HEIM 570 Introduction to Healthcare Management (3 credits)
  • Fall Semester 1
    • HEIM 585 Healthcare Reimbursement (3 credits) or HEIM 567 Quality and Performance Improvement in Healthcare (3 credits)
  • Spring Semester 2
    • HEIM 540 Health Information Systems (3 credits) or HEIM 420 Legal Aspects of Healthcare (3 credits)

** These schedules are provided for reference only. For complete, current information about courses and requirements, please visit the Academic Catalog.

KU School of Health Professions

University of Kansas Medical Center
Health Information Management
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 2008
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-2423 • 711 TTY