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AN INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON OF HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS

2017-2018

IESEG School of Management ( IÉSEG )

Code Cours :

1718-IÉSEG-M1S2-IBE-MA-EI57UE

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS


Niveau Année de formation Période Langue d'enseignement 
Master1S2English
Professeur(s) responsable(s)VG.VALDMANIS
Intervenant(s)Vivian Grace VALDMANIS


Pré requis

None

Objectifs du cours

1. Introduce students to various ethical and moral theoretical issues that assist in developing how health systems evolved and the policy factors that keep these systems in place. An overview of the global health care systems will also be presented including measuring outcomes, effectiveness, disease control, and epidemiological indicators.

2. Compare and contrast health care systems in the west (USA and UK) ranging from a mostly private capitalistic system and a single, national health care system for all.
3. Identify the factors leading to these two divergent systems both from a philosophical approach and a socio-economic approach.

4. Discuss the role of homogenous populations versus heterogenous populations

5. Review the historical factors leading to the current states of each countries’ health care system. (Day 2, 4 hours)

6. Ascertain how other OECD countries fit into this spectrum between totally public and almost market-capitalism.

7. Illustrate the health care systems in middle income countries including in Asia, Latin America, Former Soviet Union and eastern europe.

8. Describe the governmental policy dictating how the various systems formed

9. Define how socio-economic factors determined the systems in these regions
(Day 3, 4 hours)
10. Illustrate the health care systems of low income countries including Africa

11. Describe the most pressing health care issues in these countries

12. Ascertain the role of the nation’s government as well as higher income countries

13. Determine the best course of action

14. Design a paradigm of health care systems based on government philosophy, socio-economic factors, and pressing health care needs of the population

At the end of the course, the student should be able to :
1. Ability to identify countries’ predesposition for a certain type of health care system based on governemtal philosophy, population need, and social-economic conditions
2. Develop a generalized model of health care systems based on major philosophical, political, and social/economic principals

3. Define the appropriate policy developments in improving health care systems based on the generalized model developed.

Contenu du cours

Day 1 : The content of the first day lecture will consist of an introduction to various ethical and moral theoretical issues that assist in developing how health systems evolved and the policy factors that keep these systems in place. An overview of the global health care systems will also be presented including measuring outcomes, effectiveness, disease control, and epidemiological indicators

Presentation consists of power point and illustrations which will be available to all students.

Assignment 1 : In class exercise
.
Meets Objective 1

Day 2 : Comparison of the US and UKThe content of this second day of lecture will consist of powerpoint presentation and specific examples from both countries health care systems.

Assignment 2 : Read handout

Assessment 2 : A short (3 page) in class group essaydescribing at least 3 major advantages and disadvantages of the US and UK system
Meets Objectives 2-6

Day 3 : The content of this third day of lecture will include powerpoint presentations of an overview of factors salient to OECD countries with student participation on how each region differed in terms of development politically and socially and the impact on health care systems

Assignment 3 : Read handout and an in-class group essay describing the specific county example in terms of government system, stakeholders in the health care system, and the major issues facing the example country that is the subject of the essay
Meets Obejctives 7-9


Day 4 : The content of this fourth day of lecture will include powerpoint presentations of an overview of factors salient to low income countries focusing on how eachcountry differed in terms of development politically and socially and the impact on health care systems
Meets Objectives 10-13

Assignment 4 : Read handout and in-class group essay describing one of the three countries in greater detail.


Day 5 : The content of this fifth day of lecture, each student will present an example of one country's health care system by way of a paradigm of health care systems developed throughout the prior assignments and class lectures..
Meets Objective 14


Modalités d'enseignement

Organisation du cours

TypeNombre d'heuresRemarques
Face to face
Interactive class16,00  
Independent work
Research8,00  
Independent study
Group Project10,00  
Estimated personal workload10,00  
Individual Project8,00  
Charge de travail globale de l'étudiant52,00  

Méthodes pédagogiques

  • Lecture
  • Presentation
  • Seminar
  • Project work


Évaluation

Each short essay will be graded and the final exam according to
Note ECTS French Grades System
F - de 8
Fx 8 à 9,99
E 10 à 10,99
D 11 à 12,99
C 13 à 14,99
B 15 à 16,99
A 17 et plus

Type de ContrôleDuréeNombrePondération
Continuous assessment
Participation16,00425,00
Oral presentation2,00425,00
Others
Written Report10,00150,00
TOTAL     100,00

Bibliographie

  • Beaglehole, R. (editor) (2005) Global Public Health : a new era. Oxford University Press : Oxford, UK -

  • Dworkin, D. (2011) Justice for Hedgehogs. Harvard University Press : Cambridge, MA. USA -

  • Folland, S., Goodman, A., and Stano, M. (2010) The Economics of Health and Health Care 6th edition, Prentice Hall : Boston, MA. USA -

  • Johnson, J., and C Stoskopf (2010) Comparative Health Systems. -

  • Khemani, A., and R. Carlyle (2008) Global Health Care Systems -

  • Course pack will be developed and distributed to all students based on the assigned readings. -




 
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