Program of the course “Health economics and management”



First week

25th of November, Monday

9.30 Course opening

9.30-13.00 Basics of management (organization theories, systems, management of objective) (J.Overall, USA)

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-16.00 Models of organization, aspects of medical care administration (J.Overall, USA)

16.00-16.30 Group work

26th of November, Tuesday

9.30-11.30 Management of staff, leadership (J.Overall, USA)

11.30-13.00 Marketing and management (J.Overall, USA)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Quality of health care and management (S.Boyarskiy, Russia)

15:00-16:00 Group work

27th of November, Wednesday

9.30-13.00 Financial management (J.Overall, USA)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Results of project "Quality of health care of myocardial infarction management" (D.Platonov, Russia)

15:00-16:00 Group work


28th of November, Thursday

9.30 - 11.30 National system of health care: USA model (J.Overall, USA)

11.30-13.00 Primary health care management, Russian experience (O.Yu.Kuznetsova, Russia)

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-16.00 National system of health care: Russian model in reform’s light (A.Lebedev, Russia)

Group work

29th of November, Friday

9:30-12:00 Evidence-based medicine in health care for decision-makers (T.Dubikaytis, Russia)

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:00 We will go from Prosvescheniya, 45 to insurance joint-stock company “Medexpress”, Gorohovaya,

14:00-15:00 Management of private primary health care system. Russian experience (Yu.Lobuznov, Russia)

15:00-16:00 Excursion on the private clinic

Second week

2nd of December, Monday

9:30-11:30 Market mechanisms and their relation to health care: Introduction to microeconomics (Pekka Rissanen, Finland)

11:30-12:00 Coffee ‘break

12:00-13:00 Economical analysis in health care (DALY, QALY, cost-effectiveness, cost-benefit, etc) (I part) (K.Danishevskiy, Russia)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Economical analysis in health care (DALY, QALY, cost-effectiveness, cost-benefit, etc) (II part) (K.Danishevskiy)

15:00-16:00 Group work

3 of December, Tuesday

9:30-11:30 Using methods of complex economical analysis of health care system in practice (example of plotting information on services, personnel, cost elements, revenue of a health care facility or regional health care system in spreadsheet and what benefits that can give the end-users) (I part) (K.Kozyrin, Russia) - Unable to come

11:30-12:00 Coffee ‘break

12:00-13:00 Using methods of complex economical analysis of health care system in practice (II part) (K.Kozyrin) - Unable to come

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Practical implementation of economical analysis in Russia (economical analysis of prevention programs of HIV in Russia, cost-effectiveness analysis of syphilis treatment) (A.Bobrik, Russia)

15:00-16:00 Group work


4th of December, Wednesday

9:30-11:30 The means of financing healthcare (user fee, taxation, insurance (individual, group, social), philanthropic donations – advantages & disadvantages) (S.Plavinskiy, Russia)

11:30-12:00 Coffee ‘break

12:00-13:00 Systems of payment (to doctors (salary, fee-for-service, capitation, fund holding) – advantages & disadvantages) (S.Plavinskiy)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Systems of payment: to hospital (fixed budget, bill, fee-for-service, per diem, DRG) – advantages & disadvantages) (S.Plavinskiy)

15:00 16:00 Group work

5th of December, Thursday

9:30-11:30 Health care and economic development: health care costs and macroeconomic stability (Claes Ortendahl, Sweden)

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-13:00 Health care and economic: economic impact of good and poor health (Claes Ortendahl)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Health care and economic: policies for health care cost control (Claes Ortendahl)

15:00-16:00 Group work

6th of December, Friday

9:00-12:00 What system is best? – The methods of health systems performance assessment (Claes Ortendahl)

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-15:00 Global social policy – realities or dreams? (Claes Ortendahl)

15:00-16:00 Exam