Global Health Policy and Management National Taiwan University
This course provides an introduction to health policies and management. The primary objective of the course is to provide students with the tools and historical context to critically assess a wide variety of policies—past, current, and future. This course is designed for students to understand health care system, health insurance, health policy making and health care organizations management in global view and focus on Taiwan for example. This course includes three parts: The first part is “principles of health policy and evaluation”, which gives an introduction of the concepts and principles of health policy and evaluation. The second part is “health care system and health insurance”, which introduces infrastructure of health care system and its operations. Health insurance and related topics will be covered here. The third part is “health care organization management”, which gives an introduction on management theories and issues in hospitals and long-term care facilities.
The readings draw on public health and health services research, economics, medical sociology and public health law:
1. To understand the main components and issues in health care systems
2. To discuss the policy process for improving the health status of populations.
3. To understand principles of management, program planning, development, budgeting, and evaluation in organizational initiatives.
4. To understand the role that insurance plays in the health care delivery system
Online Course Requirement
Institute of Health Policy and Management
Site for Inquiry
Please inquire about the courses at the address below.
Email address: http://ntuhpm.ntu.edu.tw/?locale=en