HINF 140

Introduction to the Canadian Health Care Systems

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: 240

The business of health care is a significant portion of the gross national product of all industrialized countries and emerging nations. Policy development, administration and management are, consequently, critical activities in the efficient delivery of effective health care. Provides an examination of the principles of health care governance at the local, provincial, national and international levels. Focuses on the Canadian health care system but provides a comprehensive comparison of the Canadian system with that of the United States and Great Britain. Additionally, the course deals with emerging aspects of international health care policy development, administration and management.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HINF 140, HINF 240.

Undergraduate course in Health Information Science offered by the School of Health Information Science in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Summer Fall Spring

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