The Management and Health Laboratory, established in December 2004, carries out:
Research to support the performers of the health care system through the management processes and the innovation of health and social care;
Performance evaluation to measure the capacity of the regional health system, of the health authorities and the district areas to be effective and efficient, in delivering appropriate services in line with the needs of the population;
Management training for top management and for the key figures of the regional health systems, with special regard to the Tuscan System as the Lab represents the accredited subject for the training of top management.
The Lab mission is to develop the managerial sciences in order in support of public health by:
- enhancing its founding logics;
- developing and sharing knowledge;
- building organizational and management innovation to improve citizens health.
The objective of the PhD candidates is to develop an effective analysis of healthcare performance data to improve integrated service delivery, improve patients’ engagement in their healthcare decision-making, enhance equality in access to healthcare, improve health outcomes, minimize waste and improve quality
The health care system is viewed as a complex model. It requires different approaches to follow and understand changes in the national care system and to implement policies across Tuscany and beyond.