Basics and instruments of business economics applied to healthcare sector

A.Y. 2020/2021
5
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
SECS-P/07
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
- Acquire the basic concepts of economic and business analysis applied to health systems (accredited public, private and private health);
- Acquire a unitary vision on the functioning of companies and a capacity to observe corporate phenomena in the public and private health sector - accredited private- Understand the specificities of the health sector (public and / or private, accredited private);
- Understand how managerial functions can contribute to the pursuit of the goals of ASL / Hospital and health system (public and / or private, private accredited).
Expected learning outcomes
The course aims to provide students with the main tools to:
- interpret the economic-financial equilibrium of health and hospital companies by reading the financial statements and management control data;
- understand the complexity of the management and organization of healthcare companies, in light of the emerging challenges in the Italian health sector;
- acquire the necessary elements for the management of the staff of the health companies
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
The course takes place in the second semester. Lessons will be delivered remotely or in person or in mixed mode. Remote teaching will take place using the MS TEAMS platform with live mode and recording of the lessons, which will then be available to students.
The mode of delivery of the lessons will depend on the evolution of the health situation.
Course syllabus
1. In-depth analysis of economic implications for the health sectors and emerging challenges for health organizations and health professionasl;
2. Understanding why healthcare sector is the most complex and its specificities. Why management does matter and which leadership and managerial practices are effective;
3. Professionalism, engagement of health professionals and its consequences; organizational behavior and personnel management in health care organizations;
4. Organizational design of health services: hospital, community and integrated delivery systems.
5. New and emerging scenarios, trends and developments in health management and business-healthcare sector relations and partnerships.
Prerequisites for admission
None
Teaching methods
Class lectures and case discussions
Teaching Resources
Lega F. Economia e Management Sanitario: Settore, Sistema, Aziende, Protagonisti - EGEA, 2018
Assessment methods and Criteria
Multiple choices test and open questions.
SECS-P/07 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING STUDIES - University credits: 2003
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor: Lega Federico
Professor(s)
Reception:
Weekly - plese write to federico.lega@unimi.it
Department of Scienze Biomediche per la Salute - Via Pascal 36