UT Dallas 2016 Graduate Catalog

Naveen Jindal School of Management

Master of Science in Healthcare Management

36 semester credit hours minimum

Faculty

Professors: Ashiq Ali, Indranil R. Bardhan, Alain Bensoussan, Gary Bolton, Metín Çakanyildirim, Daniel A. Cohen, William M. Cready, Milind Dawande, Theodore E. Day, Gregory G. Dess, David L. Ford Jr., Umit G. Gurun, Ernan E. Haruvy, Varghese S. Jacob, Ganesh Janakiraman, Elena Katok, Dmitri Kuksov, Nanda Kumar, Seung-Hyun Lee, Stanley Liebowitz, Zhiang (John) Lin, Sumit K. Majumdar, Vijay S. Mookerjee, B. P. S. Murthi, Vikram Nanda, Shun-Chen Niu, Özalp Özer, Mike W. Peng, Hasan Pirkul, Ashutosh Prasad, Suresh Radhakrishnan, Srinivasan Raghunathan, Ram C. Rao, Brian Ratchford, Michael J. Rebello, Sumit Sarkar, Suresh P. Sethi, Kathryn E. Stecke, Wing Kwong (Eric) Tsang, John J. Wiorkowski, Harold Zhang, Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng

Professor Emeritus: Dale Osborne

Clinical Professors: John Barden, Britt Berrett, Abhijit Biswas, Pamela Foster Brady, Shawn Carraher, Larry Chasteen, Paul Convery, David Cordell, Tevfik Dalgic, Michael Deegan, Kutsal Dogan, Howard Dover, Greg Durham, Forney Fleming III, Randall S. Guttery, Charles Hazzard, William Hefley, Robert Hicks, Gerald (Jerry) Hoag, Marilyn Kaplan, Peter Lewin, Jeffrey Manzi, John F. McCracken, Dennis McCuistion, Diane S. McNulty, Radha Mookerjee, Joseph Picken, Divakar Rajamani, Daniel Rajaratnam, Kannan Ramanathan, David Ritchey, Arthur Selender, Rajiv Shah, Kenneth Smith, Habte Woldu, Fang Wu, Laurie L. Ziegler

Visiting Clinical Professor: Kyle Edgington

Associate Professors: Nina Baranchuk, Norris Bruce, Huseyin Cavusoglu, Jianqing Chen, Zhonglan Dai, Rebecca Files, Xianjun Geng, J. Richard Harrison, Dorothée Honhon, Kyle Hyndman, Surya N. Janakiraman, Robert L. Kieschnick Jr., Lívia Markóczy, Syam Menon, Toyah Miller, Alp Muharremoglu, Ramachandran (Ram) Natarajan, Valery Polkovnichenko, Orlando C. Richard, Young U. Ryu, Gil Sadka, Jane Salk, Harpreet Singh, David J. Springate, Upender Subramanian, Kelsey D. Wei, Jun Xia, Ying Xie, Yexiao Xu, Alejandro Zentner, Yuan Zhang, Feng Zhao, Yibin Zhou

Clinical Associate Professors: Sonia Leach, Carolyn Reichert, Avanti P. Sethi, Kelly Slaughter, James Szot, Mark Thouin, John McClain Watson

Assistant Professors: Mehmet Ayvaci, Emily Choi, Bernhard Ganglmair, Atanu Lahiri, Sheen Levine, Bin Li, Jun Li, Meng Li, Ningzhong Li, Xiaolin Li, Virginie Lopez-Kidwell, Naim Bugra Ozel, Arzu Ozoguz, Anyan Qi, Alejandro Rivera Mesias, Alessio Saretto, Serdar Simsek, Gonca P. Soysal, Shaojie Tang, Christian Von-Drathen, Malcolm Wardlaw, Han (Victor) Xia, Steven Xiao, Shengqi Ye, Nir Yehuda, Jieying Zhang, Zhe (James) Zhang, Xiaofei Zhao

Clinical Assistant Professors: Shawn Alborz, Athena Alimirzaei, Moran Blueshtein, Judd Bradbury, John Gamino, Ayfer Gurun, Maria Hasenhuttl, Julie Haworth, Jeffery (Jeff) Hicks, Kristen Lawson, Vance Lewis, Liping Ma, Ravi Narayan, Dawn Owens, Parneet Pahwa, Anastasia V. Shcherbakova, Jeanne Sluder, Nassim Sohaee

Visiting Assistant Professor: Lale Guler

Senior Lecturers: Arthur M. Agulnek, Semiramis Amirpour, Frank Anderson, Anindita Bardhan, Daniel Bochsler, Tiffany A. Bortz, Richard Bowen, Monica E. Brussolo, George DeCourcy, Eugene (Gene) Deluke, Alexander Edsel, Amal El-Ashmawi, Carol Flannery, Mary Beth Goodrich, Thomas (Tom) Henderson, Jennifer G. Johnson, Jackie Kimzey, Chris Linsteadt, Michele Lockhart, Joseph Mauriello, Victoria D. McCrady, Edward Meda, Prithi Narasimhan, Madison Pedigo, Matt Polze, James Richards, Debra Richardson, Margaret Smallwood, Steven Solcher, David Spivey, Luell (Lou) Thompson, Amy L. Troutman, Jeremy Vickers, Robert Wright, Kathy Zolton, Hubert Zydorek

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Healthcare Management degree program prepares students for roles in the leadership and management of the U.S. healthcare industry. It integrates a thorough grounding in advanced business management theory and practice with an understanding of the structure, operation, and financing of the U.S. healthcare system. The curriculum is customized to accommodate the needs of two different audiences:

Professional Track - for healthcare administrators and those desiring a management career in the healthcare industry; and

Executive Track - for physicians.

Professional Track

The Professional Track MS in Healthcare Management is a 36 semester credit hours degree program consisting of business core, healthcare management core courses, and electives. Students must maintain a 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) in both core courses and in aggregate courses to qualify for the MS degree.

Required Business Core: 15 semester credit hours

ACCT 6305 Accounting for Managers

FIN 6301 Financial Management

MKT 6301 Marketing Management

OB 6301 Organizational Behavior

OPRE 6301 Quantitative Introduction to Risk and Uncertainty in Business

Healthcare Management Core: 12 semester credit hours

The following four courses are required:

HMGT 6320 The American Healthcare System

HMGT 6321 Strategic Leadership of Healthcare Organizations

HMGT 6323 Healthcare Informatics

HMGT 6330 Healthcare Law, Policy and Regulation

Healthcare Management Electives: 9 semester credit hours

Choose 9 semester credit hours from the following Electives:

HMGT 6322 Healthcare Cost Management and Control

HMGT 6324 Healthcare Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

HMGT 6325 Healthcare Operations Management

HMGT 6327 Electronic Health Records Applications

HMGT 6329 Seminar in Healthcare Management

HMGT 6331 Healthcare Economics

HMGT 6332 Quality Improvement in Healthcare: Six Sigma and Beyond

HMGT 6333 Ethics in Healthcare Management

HMGT 6334 Healthcare Analytics

or MIS 6324 Business Analytics with SAS

HMGT 6335 International Healthcare Management and Leadership

HMGT 6336 Information Technology Audit and Risk Management

HMGT 6340 Principles of Hospital Administration

HMGT 6380 Internal Audit

HMGT 6382 Advanced Internal Auditing

OB 6307 Strategic Human Resources Management

OB 6321 Principles of Leadership

OB 6331 Power and Politics in Organizations

MKT 6309 Marketing Research

Areas of Concentration

As part of the MS in Healthcare Management degree program, students have opportunities to focus in a specific area based on their interests and obtain an in-depth knowledge by taking three elective courses from the concentrations listed below.

Healthcare Informatics

For students desiring a strong background in the application of IT in the healthcare field.

HMGT 6323 Healthcare Informatics

HMGT 6327 Electronic Health Records Applications

HMGT 6334 Healthcare Analytics

or MIS 6324 Business Analytics with SAS

Students completing HMGT 6323, HMGT 6327, and HMGT 6334 will qualify for a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Information Technology.

Healthcare Internal Auditing

For students desiring an internal auditing career with a healthcare provider organization

HMGT 6336 Information Technology Audit and Risk Management

HMGT 6380 Internal Audit

HMGT 6382 Advanced Internal Auditing

Healthcare Operations

For students desiring a broad-based background in management of healthcare organizations

HMGT 6322 Healthcare Cost Management and Control

or HMGT 6334 Healthcare Analytics

HMGT 6325 Healthcare Operations Management

HMGT 6332 Quality Improvement in Healthcare: Six Sigma and Beyond

Quality Improvement

For students desiring a career in quality improvement in healthcare organization.

HMGT 6332 Quality Improvement in Healthcare: Six Sigma and Beyond

and a Six Sigma Green Belt Project

Certificate Programs - Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare Quality

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt in Healthcare Quality Certificate

Lean Six Sigma is a framework used in improving quality by focusing on re-engineering the processes involved in delivering a product or service. The Six Sigma concept was introduced in the mid-1980s to improve manufacturing processes and it has evolved over many decades. Lean Six Sigma has become popular in the service sector and increasingly is being applied to improve the quality of healthcare processes and reduce overall costs.

Faculty

Professor: Indranil R. Bardhan

Clinical Professors: Forney Fleming III, Kannan Ramanathan

Assistant Professor: Mehmet Ayvaci

Requirements

Students enrolled in the Master of Science in Healthcare Management program or any other graduate programs have the opportunity to earn a Yellow Belt in Healthcare Lean Six Sigma by completing the following four courses with a grade of "B" or higher. Please contact Dr. Kannan Ramanathan for more information.

HMGT 6320 The American Healthcare System

HMGT 6321 Strategic Management of Healthcare Organizations

HMGT 6323 Healthcare Informatics

HMGT 6332 Quality Improvement in Healthcare: Six Sigma and Beyond

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt in Healthcare Quality Certificate

Lean Six Sigma is a framework used in improving quality by focusing on re-engineering the processes involved in delivering a product or service. The Six Sigma concept was introduced in the mid-1980s to improve manufacturing processes and it has evolved over many decades. Lean Six Sigma has become popular in the service sector and increasingly is being applied to improve the quality of healthcare processes and reduce overall costs.

Faculty

Clinical Professor: Divakar Rajamani

Professor: Indranil R. Bardhan

Clinical Professors: Forney Fleming III, Kannan Ramanathan

Assistant Professor: Mehmet Ayvaci

Requirements

Students enrolled in the Master of Science in Healthcare Management program have the opportunity to earn a Green Belt in Healthcare Lean Six Sigma by completing the required course with a grade of "B" or higher followed by a Six Sigma project in a healthcare facility.

HMGT 6332 Quality Improvement in Healthcare: Six Sigma and Beyond

This opportunity is also available to other graduate students to earn a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma by completing the required course with a grade of "B" or higher.

OPRE 6364 Quality Control: Lean Six Sigma

Required Project

The student will work in a team with other students to complete a project under the guidance of a coach to address the quality improvement issue at a healthcare or healthcare related, organization (for the Green Belt in Healthcare Lean Six Sigma) or in any organization (healthcare or not) for the Green Belt in Healthcare Quality Certificate. Please contact Dr. Kannan Ramanathan for more information.

Healthcare Information Technology Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Health Information Technology emphasizes practical concepts in healthcare IT and hands on experience gained using electronic medical records (EMR) software. The focus will be on identification and understanding the key information required for managing and working with healthcare information systems. It also demonstrates the use of analytics and software tools related to healthcare information to develop sound healthcare decisions, particularly the core functionalities the EMR software platform, including how to support clinical information workflows in a paperless environment, and the interconnectivity with other clinical and business systems.

Faculty

Professor: Indranil R. Bardhan

Assistant Professor: Mehmet Ayvaci

Requirements

Students enrolled in the Master of Science in Healthcare Management program have the opportunity to earn a certificate by completing the required course with a grade of "B" or higher.

HMGT 6323 Healthcare Informatics

HMGT 6327 Electronic Health Records Applications

HMGT 6334 Healthcare Analytics

Executive Track

The Executive Track for physicians is delivered in a non-semester format. The 36 semester credit hours curriculum consists of nine four-day residential classes. A different class is offered every two months and classes may be started at any time and taken in any order. The program is jointly taught by faculty from UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Eight classes are eligible for up to 36 semester credit hours each of Category 1 CME credit toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award and CEU credit for healthcare executives.

Successful completion of any five classes is recognized by the award of a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management. Completion of the nine healthcare management classes or any eight classes plus a self-directed field study is recognized by the award of a Master of Science in Healthcare Management.

The Executive Track MS in Healthcare Management is supported entirely by participant fees and special admission requirements apply. The class is open only to physicians with a current license to practice medicine in the U.S.

Students must maintain a 3.0 overall grade-point average (GPA) in order to qualify for the MS degree.

HMGT 6401 Negotiation and Conflict Management in Healthcare

HMGT 6402 Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations

HMGT 6403 Medical Cost and Performance Management

HMGT 6404 Quality and Performance Improvement in Healthcare

HMGT 6405 Healthcare Information Management and Technology

HMGT 6406 Strategic Management of Healthcare Organizations

HMGT 6407 Healthcare Policy and Regulation

HMGT 6408 Competencies of Effective Physician Leaders

HMGT 6410 Leading in Complex Organizations

HMGT 6V15 Self-Directed Field Study

 

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