Managing Health Care: A Health Policy and Economics Perspective
Dates: 22-23 October 2022
Format: on-site, at LIVES 2022 Paris
London School of Economics (LSE) Faculty:
Alistair MCGUIRE Head of Department and Chair of Health Economics at the Department of Health Policy, LSE, UK.
Andrew STREET Professor of Health Economics, Department of Health Policy, LSE, UK.
George WHARTON Senior Lecturer in Practice in Health Policy, LSE, UK
In collaboration with the Department of Health Policy of the London School of Economics (LSE), the course will provide an introduction to how health policy and economics relate to the challenges of leadership and management in healthcare organisations..
The course will provide:
- an introduction to the interplay between different stakeholders in the regulation of health care markets and the problems facing the management of health care services
- an overview of the importance of governments in providing health care funding, of hospital funding models and their associated incentives and how these apply to intensive care services
- an understanding of key theories and models of management and leadership from a clinician’s perspective
- an appreciation of factors influencing organisational change, group decision-making, innovation and leadership, and how these apply to practice
Built around four main lectures, the course will feature formal lectures, exercises, problem-solving and group discussion.
The first part of the course will focus on the external environment in which healthcare organisations operate, setting out key issues relating to the organisation, governance arrangements, regulation and performance assessment of health care systems.
The second part will focus on management and leadership within healthcare organisations, including examination of individual and social factors that impact organisational change, group decision-making, innovation and leadership.
Healthcare professionals interested in expanding their understanding of the multiple factors impacting leadership and management in healthcare organisations.