Hospital Resources Management


Health Care Services Management, Publication in the Diário da República - RCC 21/12/2010 [DR. 4926/2011 21.03.2011]

6 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 60,0 TP


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The aim of this course is to promote theoretical and practical learning based on real cases of healthcare aspects, particularly in hospital contexts.

1 - Introduction: Basic Settings. Resources. The hospital resources. The hospital management structure 2 - The bureaucracy in hospitals. 3 - Resource allocation. 4 - Management of facilities and equipment. 5 - Management Information Systems. 6 - Human Resources Management. 7 - Administration of medication.

Evaluation Methodology
Preparation of a written essay including presentation and peer questioning worth.

- Caetano, E. (1997). As Centralizações Hospitalares. ENSP: ENSP
- Reis, V. (2007). Gestão em Saúde - Um Espaço de Diferença. Lisboa: Universidade Nova
- The Resource-Based Theory of Competitive Advantage: implications for strategy formulation.(1991, 0 de ---). California Management Review, pp. 114-133.

Method of interaction
Case study analysis

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