The Complete Course on Health Policy

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Kuala Lumpur

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • June-24-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • July-22-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Aug-26-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Sep-23-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-28-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-25-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-23-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

Dates in Other Venues

  • June-24-2024

    Istanbul

  • June-24-2024

    Dubai

  • July-01-2024

    Paris

  • July-01-2024

    Singapore

  • July-08-2024

    Barcelona

  • July-08-2024

    Dubai

  • July-15-2024

    London

  • July-15-2024

    Amsterdam

  • July-22-2024

    Singapore

  • July-29-2024

    Istanbul

  • July-29-2024

    Paris

  • Aug-05-2024

    Paris

  • Aug-05-2024

    Singapore

  • Aug-12-2024

    Barcelona

  • Aug-12-2024

    Dubai

  • Aug-19-2024

    London

  • Aug-19-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Aug-26-2024

    Istanbul

  • Sep-02-2024

    Singapore

  • Sep-02-2024

    Paris

  • Sep-09-2024

    Dubai

  • Sep-09-2024

    Barcelona

  • Sep-16-2024

    London

  • Sep-16-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Sep-23-2024

    Singapore

  • Sep-30-2024

    Paris

  • Sep-30-2024

    Istanbul

  • Oct-07-2024

    Singapore

  • Oct-07-2024

    Paris

  • Oct-14-2024

    Dubai

  • Oct-14-2024

    Barcelona

  • Oct-21-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Oct-21-2024

    London

  • Oct-28-2024

    Istanbul

  • Nov-04-2024

    Paris

  • Nov-04-2024

    Singapore

  • Nov-11-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-11-2024

    Barcelona

  • Nov-18-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Nov-18-2024

    London

  • Nov-25-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-02-2024

    Singapore

  • Dec-02-2024

    Paris

  • Dec-09-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-09-2024

    Barcelona

  • Dec-16-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Dec-16-2024

    London

  • Dec-23-2024

    Singapore

  • Dec-30-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-30-2024

    Paris

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Introduction: The paradox of excess and deprivation

 

  • Excess and deprivation.
  • The public’s view of the health care system.
  • Understanding the crisis.

 

Paying for Health Care
 
  • Modes of paying for health care.
  • The burden of financing health care.
  • Conclusion.

Access to Health Care

  • Financial barriers to health care.
  • Nonfinancial barriers to healthcare.
  • The relation between health care and health status.

 

Reimbursing Health Care Providers

 

  • Units of payment.
  • Methods of physician payment.
  • Methods of hospital payment.

 

How Health Care is Organized: “Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Care”
 

 

  • Models of organizing care.
  • Forces driving the organization of health care in the United Kingdom.

How Health Care is Organized: “Health Delivery Systems”

 

 

  • The traditional structure of medical care.
  • The seeds of new medical care structures.
  • First-generation health maintenance organizations and vertical integration: The Kaiser-Permanente Medical Care program.
  • Second-Generation Health Maintenance Organizations and “Virtual Integration”: Network Model HMOs, Independent Practice Associations, and Integrated Medical Groups.
  • Comparing Vertically and Virtually Integrated Models.
  • Accountable Care Organizations.
  • From Medical Homes to Medical Neighbourhoods.

 

 

The Health Care Workforce and the Education of Health Professionals
 
  • Physicians.
  • Physician Assistants.
  • Registered Nurses.
  • Nurse Practitioners.
  • Pharmacists.
  • Social Workers.
  • Supply, Demand, and Need.
  • Women in the Health.
  • Underrepresented Minorities in the Health Professions.

 

Painful versus Painless Cost Control
 
  • Health Care Costs and Health Outcomes.
  • Cost Control Strategies.
     

Mechanisms for Controlling Costs

 

  • Financing Controls.
  • Reimbursement Controls.
     

Quality of Health Care

 

  • The Components of High-Quality Care.
  • Proposals for Improving Quality.
  • Where Does Malpractice Reform Fit in?
     

What Is Prevention?

 

  • The First Epidemiologic Revolution.
  • The Second Epidemiologic Revolution.
  • Individual or Population?
  • Models of Prevention.
  • Does Prevention Reduce Medical Care Costs?

 

Medical Ethics and Rationing of Health Care

 

  • Four Principles of Medical Ethics.
  • Ethical Dilemmas, Old and New.
  • What Is Rationing?
  • Commodity Scarcity: The Case of Organ Transplants.
  • Fiscal Scarcity and Resource Allocation.
  • The Relationship of Rationing to Cost Control.
  • Rationing by Medical Effectiveness.
  • A Basic Level of Guaranteed Medical Benefits.
  • The Ethics of Health Care Financing.
  • Who Allocates Health Care Resources?
     
Health Care Reform and National Health Insurance
 
  • Government-Financed National Health Insurance.
  • The Employer-Mandate Model of National Health Insurance.
  • The Individual-Mandate Model of National Health Insurance.
  • Secondary Features of National Health Insurance Plans.

 

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