Public Health Management

Participants will learn current practices in financial management of health care organizations, including the development of operational and capital budgets, business plans, and the methods for measuring financial performance. The comparison of history and development of the financing, delivery and organization of health services with participants’ respective countries is also addressed. The evolution of health service needs, demand, costs, supply and distribution of resources are traced. The significance of government programs and managed care systems are also explored.

Participants will study health policy issues and the principles of health law and medical ethics. Some courses examine the basic ethical principles and theories together with federal and state laws that regulate the practice of medicine. Emphasis will be placed on the application of these principles and laws in managed care settings.

Another focal point is the essential management issues in the health care field such as the challenge of managing within a rapidly changing environment, both technologically and financially; organization and delivery of health services with an emphasis on the new organizational structures that involve physicians and managed care organizations. Topics in health services will focus on public and private financing of health care, long term care, mental health services, disease management systems and preventative programs.

Monitoring and Evaluation of Supply Management Systems
in Health Care Industry
contact ippean New York Sep 05 – 11;
Managing Drug Supply in Low and Middle Income Countries New York Sep 12 – 17;Nov 07 -13
Health Education and Promotion Strategies New York August 08 – 13;
Community-based Rehabilitation Development New York August 08 – 13;
Environmental and Occupational Health Management New York March 14 – 19;Sep 19 -27


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