Healthcare Management I

Health Care Services Management
6 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 60,0 TP


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The aim of this course is to promote learning through practical experience, provide the students with skills that will enable them to use the theoretical tools to prepare and evaluate a business project.

1. Concepts of management and healthcare management
2. Management in times of crisis
3. An approach to management reality through audit: a case study
4. Hospital management models
5. Primary care management models
6. ACES and ULS: integration versus autonmy
7. Private healthcare management
8. The Balanced Scorecard as a supporting tool for healthcare management

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

- Pita Barros, P. (2013). Economia da Saude. Lisboa: Almedina
- Campos, L. (2009). Governação dos Hospitais. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Casa Das Letras

Method of interaction
Case study analysis.

Software used in class