Understanding Healthcare Systems
This pack of lectures provides an overview of healthcare systems in Spain, Europe, and the USA. It offers a valuable outlook on how history has shaped the different healthcare systems in these regions, it covers the current main providers and their roles, it studies how they are funded and how the healthcare systems allocate resources, and finally discusses hospital organization.
These sessions will allow you to become familiar with the main trends and challenges facing health systems today, as well as the current organizational responses to address them. Who are the main service providers? How are they funded? What are their main challenges and concerns? This pack of classes provides the answers to these questions.
Whole package: € 336
Buy one or more sessions: price varies depending on the session
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Healthcare Systems & Economics
This session includes a description of different kinds of healthcare systems all over Europe, as well as information about the socio-economic framework and healthcare macro-management. It explores in depth the Spanish healthcare system and the policies of the Spanish Sistema Nacional de Salud.
The objective of this session is to give attendees a clear understanding of the insurance sector, by taking an in-depth look at the Spanish market. It includes a description of the types of insurance policies around the world and the organization of the insurance market in Spain: the main players, distribution channels, processes, value chain, etc. all supported by up-to-date market data.
*The session will be held in Spanish.
Healthcare Systems & Providers
This lecture explores specific concepts of the healthcare system, continuing on from the “Healthcare Systems & Economics” lecture and giving a detailed description of the Sistema Nacional de Salud. It also goes deeply into the organization of the Catalan Health System: the portfolio of services, players, and roles among others, based on the experience of two experts from the Catalan Union of Hospitals (La Unió Catalana d’Hospitals).
We offer a 50% discount (for any category, but not accumulative) to students who are in their final academic year at university, or who are studying a Masters degree related to the following fields: business, engineering, life sciences or design. If interested, please send an e-mail to , with the subject "Short Programs Discount", providing your details and attaching a copy of your university registration. Promotions are limited and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
To withdraw from a session you must send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If cancellation is received more than one week (7 working days) before the date of the Short Program session, you will be reimbursed for 100% of the registration fee.
If cancellation is received during the week prior to the date of the lesson, you will be reimbursed for 50% of the registration fee.
If no notice is given, participants will not be reimbursed even if they do not attend the session.