HEALTH ECONOMICS & POLICY

HEALTH ECONOMICS & POLICY

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Code
60069
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
CREDITS
9 credits during the 3nd year of 8699 Economics (L-33) GENOVA

6 credits during the nd year of 8698 Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business (L-18) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 8711 SOCIAL WELFARE AND SOCIAL POLICY (LM-87) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SECS-P/02
LANGUAGE
Italiano
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Economics)
semester
2° Semester
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Course description

The course is aimed at deepening the understanding of the principles of economic policy in the health sector with particular reference to concrete cases designed to evaluate the introduction of new technologies and the impact of certain instruments of health policy (different modes of remuneration of regulators, rules for the allocation and cost standard mode of co-payment)

In details:

  1. Methods for the economic analysis of health care systems
  2. Socio-economic conditions and deprivation
  3. Allocative efficiency, cost-benefit analysis, Health Technology Assessment
  4. Production efficiency, analysis of the production costs. Care pathways.
  5. Individual and collective choices (demand vs need, public financing vs. public production
  6. Financing and standard cost; monitoring assistance levels
  7. Parametric and non parametric model to assess efficiency (Data Envelopment Model)
  8. Method for economic evaluation in health care

 

Only the first 6 topics are required to obtain 6 CFU

Teaching methods

Lessons and case studies;  work in groups and software applications for 9 CFU

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

"The course is aimed at deepening the understanding of the principles of economic policy in the health sector with particular reference to concrete cases designed to evaluate the introduction of new technologies and the impact of certain instruments of health policy (different modes of remuneration of regulators, rules for the allocation and cost standard mode of co-payment)
In details:
1. Methods for the economic analysis of health care systems
2. Socio-economic conditions and deprivation
3. Allocative efficiency, cost-benefit analysis, Health Technology Assessment
4. Production efficiency, analysis of the production costs. Care pathways.
5. Individual and collective choices (demand vs need, public financing vs. public production
6. Financing and standard cost; monitoring assistance levels
7. Parametric and non parametric model to assess efficiency (Data Envelopment Model)
8. Method for economic evaluation in health care
9. Remuneration of  health care providers

Only the first 6 topics are required to obtain 6 CFU
"

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

See aulaweb and contact the teacher

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: http://www.economia.unige.it/index.php/il-dipartimento/personale/docenti-ad-economia/173-angela-testi

Exam Board

ANGELA TESTI (President)

SERENA SCOTTO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lessons and case studies;  work in groups and software applications for 9 CFU

LESSONS START

Sem: II

27 february 2017 - 1 june 2017  

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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HEALTH ECONOMICS & POLICY

EXAMS

Exam description

Written examination

Assessment methods

Written examination

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance is recommended. Registration in the Unige learning platform Aulaweb is  mandatory