Health Economics (2014/2015)

Course code
4S00431
Name of lecturer
Paolo Roffia
Coordinator
Paolo Roffia
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
SECS-P/07 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING STUDIES
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
1° Periodo di lezioni dal Oct 1, 2014 al Dec 16, 2014.

Lesson timetable

1° Periodo di lezioni
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall I.C.I.S.S. A  
Thursday 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall G  

Learning outcomes

The course aims to investigate the public health-care system and the economics of it’s organizations. After having outlined the purpose and the operational environment, we will analyze the main business tools for the management and the equilibrium of the health care organizations, with a special emphasis on the programming tools and on internal controls.

Syllabus

The evolution of the Italian National Health System and the relevant legal sources. The Italian health care expenditure. The basic levels of care. The organization of the NHS. Health Organizations, Trusts and Hospitals. The management and organization of health care companies. The equilibrium of HC organizations. The planning and control process in health care organizations. The assessment of performance in health care organizations. Internal controls in health care organizations.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam.

Teaching aids

Documents