"Distribution of healthcare products is a great challenge for the healthcare logistics system. Healthcare logistics can help for faster delivery, reduced medical errors and prevention of fraud and abuse and can cut operation costs and result in lower patient care costs. This course is designed to equip students with tools to understand and analyze problems in the rapidly changing health care delivery environment. It focuses on planning, implementing and controlling the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services and related information for healthcare related logistics. It includes identifying the clinical and healthcare delivery processes, shortages, substitutability and efficiency in hospitalsåÀ production, and, marketing health services."