Design and Implementation of Hospital Policies

Health Care Services Management
5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 60,0 TP

Lecturer
- José Manuel Barros Pinheiro Nogueira

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
The students should develop business management techniques such as
planning,evaluation of results,creation of professional careers(medical and paramedical),the figure of the hospital administrator, the figure of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in large hospitals.

Program
Public Healthcare Systems. Key
current healthcare problems. Healthcare financing modes. Current problems of healthcare provision and financing. Cost Control policies. Recent Reforms in Healthcare Systems.Portuguese Healthcare System.

Evaluation Methodology
practical work.

Bibliography
- SHORTELL,, . e KALUZNY,, . (2000). Health Care Management, Organization, Design and Behavior. (Vol. 1). New York: Delmar
- LONGEST, B. (2003). Managing health services organization and systems. (Vol. 1). Baltimore: Health Professions Press
- Reis, A. e Macedo, A. (2011). A saúde não tem preço mas tem custo. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Silabo
- Morais, L. (2012). Liderança e Estratégia. Casos de inovação nas organizações de saúde. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Escolar Editora

Method of interaction
Lectures supported by case study analysis.

Software used in class