Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Health Economics SAY 508 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>Yok</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>Yok</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. SELMA ALTINDİŞ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. SELMA ALTINDİŞ,
Course Assistants

Çiğdem UĞAN

Course Category Basic Teaching Suitable For Field
Course Objective

In this course, there will be put emphasis on the economics of the health sector and the qualitative and quantitaive methods directed to service production,consumption, allocation of resources,efficiency will be taught.

Course Content

Health service sector, moreover, necessary information and required techniques will be learnt and given fort he productivity of stakeholders of health via microeconomic approach. Health care financing, methods, methods of economic evaluation and equality and equity and sustainability will be covered

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 When the health economics is point in question it constructs task definitions by interpreting necessary concepts and relations. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
2 It determines which kinds of inputs are required for services in health sector. It accounts usage levels of these and determines appropriate product/service combinations. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
3 The infrastructure of concepts in the health economics is constructed. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
4 It contributes to planning directed to the development of process which constitutes operations of health economics and also directed to the production,consumption of service resources and life quality. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
5 It makes plans concerning how to provide and use the resources which are used in the process of health economics and implements these plans. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
6 It evaluates the fields implementing the health economics operations and determines the most appropriate allocations which substantiate time-quantity-cost equilibrium. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
7 It describes the straits in the activities of health economics. It contributes to the solutions of these problems and describes the allocations for purposes of enterprise Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
8 It contributes to teaching of which backgrounds are required for stakeholders in health sector to make the best decision by means of several modeling techniques Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
9 It plans the inputs being used in the health economics and the operations in the process. It assists to giving decision process of when and how to overcome the defiencies Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
10 It describes the operations in the project management and manages these operations. It makes plans to provide to carry on businesses with proper budget, joins into the project teams or manages. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 An overview of the concept of health economics and theoretical framework of health economics.
2 Service production and free market approach in health economics
3 Counter-views about the service production and free market approach
4 Consumption, product elasticity and market models and tendencies in the health economics
5 Compounds of health economics : Hospital, medicine, and technological innovations
6 Techniques being used in drug production and internationalized market structure
7 Global Health policies and individual and individual’s life quality
8 Global health policies and international constitutions
9 Mid-Term exam
10 General trends of health economy over the world
11 Institutions of health economics in the World and structural transformations
12 The health transformation in Europe and Anglo-Sakson Health approach, health expenditures and transformation processes in its financing
13 General trends of health economy in Turkey
14 The institutions of health economics in Turkey and structural transformations
Course Notes <p>Tahsin Bakırtaş Sağlık Ekonomisi Ders Notları</p>
Course Resources

Sağlık Socilasit Register 2010-2011 World Healt report, IHO, OECD, IMS verileri ve raporları Marketing Authorization of Pharmaceutical Products with Special Reference to Multisource (Generic) Products, Tahsin Bakırtaş İlaç sanayinin uluslararasılaşması ve Türk İlaç Sanayi Ursula Casabonne and Charles Kenny The Best Things in Life are (Nearly) Free: Technology, Knowledge, and Global Health The Economics of Health Care, Martin Green of Watford Grammar School and prepared by ISE Ltd for the Office of Health Economics (OHE); 

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Understanding budgeting, financial reporting and control concepts, theories, laws, tools and practices X
2 Developing national and international health strategies and following changes X
3 To gain the ability to use statistical information to solve economic problems. X
4 Performing complex team tasks X
5 Ability to use quantitative and qualitative research methods X
6 Using quantitative and qualitative research methods in solving problems X
7 Evaluation: Understanding the basic ideas of stakeholders and making successful suggestions for improvement strategies X
8 Data Analysis and Presentation: To be able to interpret existing data and to use the information obtained in organizational development and change in order to manage organizations successfully. X
9 Contributing to the production of values that support the competitive power and sustainability of health institutions X
10 Collaborating with patients and healthcare professionals to develop strategies that will positively affect patient treatment and care X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 80
1. 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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 1 15 15
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Workload 156
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.24
dersAKTSKredisi 6