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Health Economics
Department / Program Health Management
Course Code 16306
Type of Course Required
Level of Course First Cycle
Year of Study 2016-2017
Semester Spring Semester
Number of National Credit 3
Number of ECTS 4
Name of Lecturer

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Learning Outcomes

Knowing system, concept and methodology of health economics, Being able to analyze health economics, Being able to analyze and evaluate Turkish health system.

Courses Contribution to Program Learning Outcomes
    1 2 3 4 5
 1-  To have knowledge about theoretical and practical information related to the field of health management and to be able to implement this knowledge X
 2-  To gain knowledge and skills on understanding, analyzing and directing administrative, financial, technical and medical process of health organizations. X
 3-  To have knowledge and skills on managing information systems on health management and to be able to effectively us it. X
 4-  To understand basic elements of health system in national and international level, to comprehend health planning and health policy, to analyze health sector economic and financially. X
 5-  To have knowledge and skills to make quantitative and qualitative analyses in health management and to be able to implement this knowledge. X
 6-  Critical and innovative thinking in problems faced during health management process, having the ability to use scientific methods and technics in decision making and problem solving. X
 7-  Following the changes in the field of health care management and have the ability to provide specific solutions related health care system of the country. X
 8-  Having the ability to conduct effective communication and teamwork X
 9-  Being aware of legal, social and ethical responsibilities, comply with the legal regulations and ethical principles of health management area. X
Made of Delivery Face to Face
Work Placements NA
Recommended Optional Programme Components NA
Course Content Week Topics
1 Economics and Basic Concepts
2 Health and Health Status
3 Health Economics and Development
4 Supply and Supply of Health Services
5 Demand and Demand of Health Services
6 Health Care Market
7 The Concept of Sustainable Development and Health
8 Health Care Financing System
9 Health Care Performance and Reimbursement Systems
10 Health Sector and Economic Planning
11 Economic Evaluation in Health Care
12 Economic Evaluation in Health Care
13 Analysis of Health Expenditures in Turkey
14 Analysis of Health Expenditures in Turkey
Recommended Readings 1. Çelik, Yusuf, Sağlık Ekonomisi, Siyasal Kitabevi, 2011.
2. Glied, S., Smith, P.C., (2011), The Oxford handbook of health economics, Oxford : New York : Oxford University Press
3. Akcan, C.C., Saran, U., (2007), Sağlık ekonomisi ve sağlık yönetimi, İstanbul : Aura Kitapları
4. Mutlu, A., Işık, K. A., (2005), Sağlık ekonomisine giriş , Bursa : Ekin Kitabevi
Learning Activities and Teaching Methods Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer
  Number %
Mid-Term : 1 40
Quiz :
Assignment :
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Laboratory :
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Final Examination : 1 60
Language of Instruction Turkish
Work Placement NA
Activities Quantity Duration Total Work Load
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Individual Study for Mid-term Exam(s) 1 16 16
Individual Study for Final Exam 1 18 18
Total Work Load     118
Total Work Load/ 30 (s)     3,93
ECTS Credit of the Course     4



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