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New Cairo
Egypt

Course List

Management of Health Services

  • Course Code :
    PAD 207
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Public Administration

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

This course provides an overview of health care system in Egypt. It focuses on the characteristics of this system together with the analysis of health care reform project in Egypt and discusses the major issues, opportunities and challenges that impact the cost, quality and access to health care in Egypt. The course emphasizes on understanding the historical context, how the Egyptian health care system developed and the significant policies and regulations that regulate health care organizations in Egypt in particularly and globally. Students are introduced also to financial, reimbursement, legal, marketing and strategic planning issues that are essential to manage health care facilities. In addition to interactive classes, students have the opportunity to visit hospitals, healthcare organizations and Institutions to gain insight and have opportunity to interact with experts to share experience and knowledge. Course Goals: • Provide the basic knowledge, understanding, analysis and the skills required for developing health care policies and strategies. • Introduce the different health care systems and organization structure. • Outline the health care quality concepts. • Comprehend the strategic planning of health care organizations. • Analyze the relations between doctors, nurses, technicians and other workers in healthcare facilities. • Categorize the different health care organizations (structure and competitive environment).

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Management of Health Services

This course provides an overview of health care system in Egypt. It focuses on the characteristics of this system together with the analysis of health care reform project in Egypt and discuss the major issues, opportunities and challenges that impact the cost, quality and access to health care in Egypt. The course emphasizes on understanding the historical context, how the Egyptian health care system developed and the significant policies and regulations that regulate health care organizations in Egypt in particularly and globally. Students are introduced also to financial, reimbursement, legal, marketing and strategic planning issues that are essential to manage health care facilities. In addition to interactive classes, students have the opportunity to visit hospitals, healthcare organizations and Institutions to gain insight and have opportunity to interact with experts to share experience and knowledge.

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Management of Health Services

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Acquire the basic knowledge about health care management.
2- Understand critically the different health care systems and the organizational structure.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Analyze and improve the different health care strategies.
2- Solve the health care management issues through the exposition to different case studies tackle the administration issues.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Attain the practical skills on how to make a strategic report of a hospital.
2- Sketch planning of hospital strategy.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Acquire the soft skills including presentation, communication, teamwork and leadership skills.
2- Develop the abilities of Independence and initiative.

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Management of Health Services

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Health Care Systems 3 1
Health Care Quality Concepts 3 1
Defining Health Care Jobs 3 1
Competitive Hospital Environments, Organizational Cultures and Healthcare Organizational Structure 3 1
Development of Strategic Health Care Plans 3 1
Health Care Sector Reform 3 1
Restructuring of Health Care Organizations 3 1
Midterm Exam 1
Inter-Organizational Relationships 3 1
Accreditation of Health Care Facilities 3 1
Introduction of Marketing for Health Care Facilities 3 1
Applied Session One Day Orientation Course at One of the Private Hospitals in Cairo 3 1
Second Applied Session for Reviewing Policy at One of MOH Hospitals 3 1
Students’ Presentations 3 1
Final Exam 1

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Management of Health Services

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Data show and computer in lectures
Demonstration videos
Group discussion
Debates
Research Paper
Simulations
Presentation

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Management of Health Services

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Course Work(Attendance, Participation, Assignments, Quizzes, Research Paper…) 30.00 To assess understanding and theoretical background of the intellectual and practical skills
Final Exam 40.00 15 To assess knowledge and intellectual skills.
Midterm Exam(s) 30.00 8 To assess professional skills.

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Management of Health Services

Books:

Book Author Publisher
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Recommended books :

Philip Kolter and Roberta N. Clarke, Marketing for Healthcare Organizations, 1st edition, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1987

Periodicals :

World Health Organization Periodicals

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