An exploration of the access, cost, and quality challenges in the healthcare system. This is an “overview” class that will be helpful for those who want to be educated healthcare consumers and voters as well as provide a macro system perspective for the healthcare provider.
Dr. Loescher is a senior lecturer in the Management Department of the Mc
Combs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin where she teaches management, organizational behavior, human resources, and healthcare system classes. In addition to being a Senior Certified Professional in human resources, she has her doctorate in business administration from Nova Southeastern University, specializing in human resources management. Prior to her career in academia, she earned an MPH from the University of Michigan and worked in the healthcare industry for 15 years in the areas of quality assurance, utilization management, and clinical research. Her academic publications focus on ethical education, organizational ethics, diversity management, process improvement in health care delivery systems, and health care reform. Dr. Loescher is the associate director for the Business Foundations Program and the director of curriculum and community engagement for Healthcare @McCombs. Dr. Loescher is also a co-author of the book, “Communication Matters: Write, Speak, Succeed” published by Kendall Hunt in 2007 with a second edition in 2010. RSVP today!