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2022-2023 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Endicott College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 216 - United States Healthcare: Institutions and Outcomes

This course explores the institutions that make up the American healthcare system and their effect on health outcomes for various populations. This includes an examination of the history of private insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare, the evolution of medical professions and health providers, and outcomes related to social epidemiology, the social construction of biology, barriers to care, as well as evidence-based medicine.

(Cr: 3)