Government and Policy – SPHA 511

Economics is one of the key drivers of public policy and influences actions taken by government on health policy. With this in mind, it is essential to get the most value for money. Leaders in health care can apply behavioral economics principles to provides results that can influence society for the better and bend the cost curve.

SPHA 511 Government and Policy (Year Two) focusses on health care policy and analyzes ways which the government and health authorities can implement behavioural change in the most effective way. Using local and international case studies, students will learn practical tools and approaches to take back to their workplace to improve outcomes and health system performance.

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