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IACH - InnovACtion in Health care: strategy, performance and data management 22-23


Deadline for Registration - EXTENDED

September 18th, 2022


October 3rd-7th, 2022

Learning objectives

The IACH School will cover specific research topics underpinning public health care system, with an emphasis on the analysis of real word evidence and data for a better use of assets and resources to achieve better outcomes and improved efficiency of care. The course will address the managerial implications of the recent pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), in terms of resilience and innovation. Students will explore, with both a theoretical and empirical approach, tools and frameworks related to data management, business and process reengineering, innovation strategies, decision-making processes, and performance assessment in the field of health care services. Innovation will be a key topic, meant as organizational, behavioral, and technological innovation. Innovative solution to boost patients and community participation, engagement and co-production in the care process will be discussed and analyzed in different setting of care. Students will be able to discuss challenging research issues, such as: how to measure and assess multi-stakeholder and multi-dimensional performance in health care; what are possible data driven solutions to cope with variation; how to develop innovative patient-driven interventions; what are the main levers to improve quality and appropriateness of care and how to address challenges facing the crisis, such as the pandemic, from the organizational perspective. Finally, different research methodological approcah will be discussed.

Teaching methodologies

Participants to the IACH School will be asked to join classes in a participative way. A mix of lecture-based and laboratory classes will be developed by professors and researchers. Participants will be actively engaged through a balanced mix of interactive theoretical lectures and simulations, debates, and real case studies discussions. Several business games and exercises, using real-world data, will be organized to help participants crystalize knowledge. Moreover, facilitators will be involved to facilitate interactions and improve the discussion during the lab classes.

Who should attend this Seasonal School?

The seasonal school is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students from various backgrounds who are interested in the field of health care management.

Coordinator and key teaching staff

Dr. Sabina De Rosis (coordinator), Prof. Sabina Nuti, Prof. Milena Vainieri, Prof. Chiara Seghieri, Prof. Michele Emdin, Prof. Claudio Passino, Dr. Nicola Bellè, Dr. Sara Barsanti, Dr. Paola Cantarelli, Dr. Francesca Ferrè, Dr. Anna Maria Murante, Dr. Federico Vola