Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Comparative Health Systems TSY 504 0 3 + 0 3 7
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MAHMUT AKBOLAT
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

 Research Assistant Özgün Ünal

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

To be able to define general health systems models.To be able to learn the factors that constitute service supply and demand.

To compare the health systems of the countries.

Course Content

Examination, classification, and comparison of the health systems of World and Turkey; to identify the advantageous and  disadvantageous sides of different national health systems.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To be able to analyze the components of health system of a country Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
2 To make comparison among different countries´ health systems Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
3 To know the strong and weak sides of the main health systems Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 To gain the health management thinking ability in the national and international context Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
5 To gain decision making ability by using managerial skills Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
6 To evaluate Turkish health system according to Turkish health policy and health systems of other countries Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
7 To evaluate the health care delivery model of different countries Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
8 To be able to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of different country financing systems Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
9 To be able to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of different countries' financing systems Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
10 To be able to evaluate health care delivery models of different countries Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 System approach and basic concepts related to health sysytems
2 Evaluating health systems (selecting performance targets, evaluating performance)
3 Classification of health systems
4 Countries' health systems
5 Countrie's health systems
6 Countries' health systems
7 Financing models of health systems and resource allocation
8 Financing models of health systems and resource allocation
9 Service delivery in health systems
10 Reforms and organizational differences in health systems
11 Reforms and organizational differences in health systems
12 Comparative analysis of health systems
13 Comparative analysis of health systems
14 The comparison between the Turkish health systems and other countries' health systems
Resources
Course Notes <p>Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Karşılaştırmalı Sağlık Sistemleri, Hacettepe &Uuml;niversitesi Yayını, Ankara</p>
Course Resources

Roemer M.I. (1991, 1993) National Health Systems of the World, Vol:1Countries (1991), Vol II: The Issues (1993), Oxford University Pres, London.
Fulcher D. (1974) Medical Care Systems: Public and Private Health Coverage in Selected Industrialized Countries, ILO Publications.
Bruce J. Fried, Laura M. Gaydos, (2011) World Health Systems Challenges ans Perspectives, Aupha.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 has the information in manufacturing, marketing, management and accounting-finance functions at the level of expertise of health care institutions and health care system. X
2 is aware of the interdisciplinary interaction related of field of expertise X
3 makes teamwork and shares knowledge with his/her team in the field of expertise X
4 defines problems, analyzes and provides solutions to problems X
5 conducts independent research, contribute to projects and take responsibility in the field of expertise X
6 sets organization visions, missions, goals and targets in the field of study. X
7 questionizes the knowledge he/she has in the field of expertise X
8 related to area of expertise that have served as areas where the accumulation and transfer data using the tool to communicate with all kinds of suggestions, if necessary it can use at least one foreign language. X
9 open to professional sharing and cooperation in the field of his/her expertise. X
10 is able to entry data and conduct data analysis in the field of his/her expertise X
11 acts in accordance with business values and social ethics in the field of his/ her expertise. X
12 analyzes the relationships with stakeholders and national governments in the field of his/ her expertise. X
13 makes recommendations that will contribute to field of his/her expertise. X
14 is conscious about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality, environmental and cultural values protection, occupational health and safety besides the field of his/her expertise. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Ödev 20
2. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 30 30
Assignment 1 25 25
Final examination 1 40 40
Total Workload 175
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 7
dersAKTSKredisi 7