76222 - Compounds of Socio-Sanitary Systems

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

The course deals with conceptual frameworks to understand and compare the social and  health dimensions of health, long term and aged care systems in a number of countries.  A number of case studies are presented focusing on international case studies and best practices.

Course contents

Comparative socio-economics frameworks to analyse health & long term care systems    
Market and government instruments to address ageing in health & long term care: international comparisons 
Social and health care systems international best practices

Readings/Bibliography

  • Titolo: Health Care Financing and Insurance: Options for Design
  • Autore: Francesco Paolucci
  • Editore: Springer
  • Data di Pubblicazione: January 2013
  • ISBN: 3642265855

Teaching methods

Personal computer and slide projector

Assessment methods

The exam consists of a presentation (40%) and a written paper (60%) in order to verify the ability of students to understand the theory and practice of comparative frameworks to analyse typical problems of social and health care systems. Students can discuss in class the topic for both the presentation and the paper.

Teaching tools

The relevant reading list will be present in each class.

Office hours

See the website of Francesco Paolucci