Health Policy and Management focuses on the administration, economics, finance, policy, and law of health care systems. It develops and uses theories and models based in the social and behavioral sciences, such as organizational theory, economic theory, decision theory, and motivation theory to understand the health care system; identify and analyze its strengths and weaknesses, and design, implement, evaluate and improve programs.
Health Policy and Management
in the spotlight
A study led by Health Policy and Management's Jennifer Whitehill reports that underage male college students are more than twice as likely to drive under the influence of marijuana than those who drive after alcohol use.