Master's degree in Nursing and Obstetrics (Verona)

Law, health economics and professional liability - ECONOMIA SANITARIA

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Name of lecturer
Stefano Landi
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LMSIO VR - 1° ANNO 1° SEM. dal Nov 19, 2020 al Mar 20, 2021.

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to help understanding the main economic dynamics and peculiarities of the health sector.
The course aims to provide the basic logic of the management of healthcare companies with particular reference to management, organizational and financing processes.
Some managerial tools for management will then be explored, developing the ability to use correct and adequate language.


1) The economic problem and its declination in the health sector
- Political Economy and business administration and management
- The peculiarities of the health sector
2) The National Health System
- Historical evolution and composition of the NHS
3) The management of healthcare companies
- The management cycle
- Healthcare costs
- The budgeting process and the control activity
4) Economic evaluation models for the introduction of innovative technologies in healthcare
- HTA - Health technology assessment
- The decision models used

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Lega Francesco Management and Leadership dell'azienda sanitaria Egea, Milano 2016

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam takes place in writing and is functional to ascertain the acquisition of the basic notions of Economics and Health Management

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