Advances in Healthcare Economics, Financing and Management
This programme is ideal for those responsible for planning and delivering quality healthcare service, including administrators of healthcare personnel, health insurance managers, health management coordinators, healthcare project financiers, etc.
It analyses the theory and practice of health economics and funding, and also expatiates on the methods that are being adopted to determine clinical practice at regional and super-regional levels.
It is facilitated by subject matter experts in a clear and concise manner, especially for those working in healthcare, who need to understand the basics of this contemporary topic of specialist healthcare economics. It guies participants to make comprehensive comparison across several western and emerging economies, as well as a consideration of advanced healthcare systems.
The programme especially equips attendees with the necessary skills to make informed decisions that are based on the economic data and with the background knowledge of healthcare economics, financing and management. It provides insight into the economic methods that are used to promote public health policies, the techniques used for grading and valuing evidence and the statistics relied upon for social healthcare funding.
It is a must-attend for anyone involved in managing healthcare teams, health insurance schemes, and other healthcare services.
- Better understanding of health economics and its relevance to health insurance/financing and healthcare improvement.
- Become better able to think like a health economist, including cost minimization analysis; cost-effectiveness analysis, meaning of value in health terms; and valuation of quality of life, etc
- Become conversant with renewed management of healthcare utilities, including quality-adjusted life year (QALY); cost utility analysis and critical appraisal.
- Become better able to analyse in economic terms, evidence-based medicine, including systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
- Review and understand health technology assessment, and able to undertake comparative comparison from different perspectives and nations.
Who should attend
This programme is ideal for regional health administrators, legislators involved in health services oversight, senior health practitioners with hospital and health management responsibilities, such as medical directors and other health practitioners.
It is particularly recommended to senior public and private sectors health administrators.