Lecture ‘Providing financial incentives to facilitate integration of care’

19.05.’22

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° DLLL000024 EN
Tags: Geneeskunde , Gezondheidsbevordering , Management in de gezondheidszorg

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As a researcher, it is becoming more important to look beyond the borders of your area of expertise. Interdisciplinary collaboration can provide new insights to pressing research questions. With this in mind, the Scientific Research Committee and the departments of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences organise 'Interdisciplinary Medical & Health Seminars' together. Both state-of-the-art fundamental (bio)medical research as well as translational and clinical research are discussed.

Program

In the last two decades, health policy makers in Europe are seeking to increase efficiency in care delivery and address escalating healthcare budget pressures by integrating health services. However, large scale implementation of integrated care in European countries is far from being achieved. This is partially due to lack of financial incentives that stimulate care providers to implement integrated care. This lecture will provide an overview of: Existing and emerging financial and payments models suitable to stimulate integration of care, their pros and cons, barriers and facilitators of their implementation, evidence about their impact on healthcare costs and outcomes, risk and rewards structures, price-setting of integrated care, and a guide on how to choose, design, and implement these models at national level.

  • Guest speaker: Associate prof. Apostolos Tsiachristas (Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
  • Organiser: Department of Public Health and Primary Care
  • Host: Prof. Nick Verhaeghe

Course number:
DLLL000024
Type:
Lectures and study days
Area of interest:
Medicine
Language:
EN
Academic year:
2021 - 2022
Starting date:
19.05.2022
Contact person:
ghall@ugent.be
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