Economics of Health Care
LOCATION: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia
PRECEPTOR: Ms. Sharon Hall / Ms. Robin Rector
DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 2 students
To expose the student to the way in which hospitals are funded and implications of physician decisions upon the finances of hospitals and patients and an understanding of human resources in health care.
Methods to Achieve Objectives
General orientation by Medical Center executives. Specific orientation by members of finance department. Structured visits with Budget Officer, Business Manager, Accounts Receivable billing clerks and social workers.
Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria
Available in the department.
Schedule will be sent to the student prior to the beginning of the rotation.