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Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

For the year 2015/2016 No calendar yet available

Exam calendar

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Academic staff


Albertoli Giancarla 045 8009841

Aleotti Renata 0461-364187 364174 o 0464 582475

Amaddeo Francesco 045 8124930

Barbui Corrado +39 0458126418

Berti Loretta +39 0458127442

Carpineta Sandro 0465 339716

Cazzoletti Lucia 045 8027656

Chiesa Silvia

Dal Prà Ilaria Pierpaola +39 045 802 7161

De Stefani Renzo 0461 985825

Ferdeghini Marco 045 812 47 84 (Segreteria) 045 802 74 89 (Segreteria di Istituto)

Fornari Valentina

Fumagalli Guido Francesco 045 802 7605 (dipartimento)

Girelli Massimo +39 0458027106

Gotte Giovanni 0458027694

Latterini Enrica

Laudanna Carlo 045-8027689

Mazzoni Noemi

Meyer Anja

Micciolo Rocco

Moser Claudio

Nocera Antonio

Pertile Riccardo 0461 904694

Poli Albino 045 8027658

Raffaeta' Roberta

Ruggeri Mirella 0458124953

Tagliaro Franco 045 8124618-045 8124246

Tam Enrico +39 045 8425149

Tamburin Stefano +39 0458124285 (segreteria)

Tosato Sarah 045 8124441

Trabetti Elisabetta 045/8027209

Virga Mariano

Zancanaro Carlo 045 802 7157 (Medicina) - 8425115 (Scienze Motorie)

Zoccante Leonardo 045 812 4773

Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

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Teaching code



Armando Borghesi





Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)



TERP ROV 3^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE dal Feb 5, 2018 al Mar 16, 2018.

To show the organization of the course that includes this module, follow this link:  Course organization

Learning outcomes

To acquire a good knowledge about the organization of the National Health Service for operating effectively in the complex environment of the Health System. To learn methods and acquire expertise for performing an appropriate professional role towards the customers and the NHS’s staff.


 The determinants of Health-:
­ The concept and the meaning of health; the “determinants” of health; the healthy lifestyles.
­ The constitutional right to the health.
­ The role and the contribution of the Health Systems for attaining health.

 The Health Systems and the Italian National Health Service (NHS)-:
­ The different models of the world’s Health Systems, particularly the “National Health Service” [NHS].
­ The development of the Italian Health System: from a health insurance scheme to the National Health Service model, equity and access to the health care. The central Government’s responsabilities and the regional and provincial Authorities’ duties in the health matters. The Local Health Units (USL).
­ The principles, objectives and duties of the National Health Service according to the Law No 833/1978 that established it.
­ The need for health and the demand for health services.
­ Community diagnosis (ascertain the health of the population and the health services provided).
­ The notion of priority setting.

 The organizational setup of the NHS and the operational arrangements of the Local Health Trusts (ASL)-:
­ Organizational models of the ASL.
­ Methods for the organization of work and for integration: structural and functional departments; multidisciplinary/ multiprofessional teams; guidelines and procedures; organization of the activities into processes; clinical networks; guidelines and protocols.
­ Appropriateness, effectiveness and impact of the health services provided.
­ Sustainability, efficiency , cost-benefit.
­ The new 2017’s Essential healthcare levels (LEA).
­ Health information System: use of data and indicators for ascertaining the hospital performance and the population health.
­ The hospital’s standards.
­ National health planning (National Health Plan; National Health Plan for Prevention 2014-2018; National Health Plan for Vaccination 2017-2019); regional and local health planning.
­ Monitoring and evaluation of the performance attained.
­ Accreditation of the health services.
­ Integration between health and social security (welfare) activities. Single Access Point (PUA), Multidisciplinary Evaluation Unit (UVM).
­ Integration between Hospital care and Primary Health Care; the need for increased collaboration between Primary Care and Hospital Care; the intermediate health care; the role and the future of the hospital; the potential and the prospects of the Community Medicine.
­ The Medical records and the Discharge hospital form (SDO).
­ Hospital financing and planning, and the DRG (Diagnosis Related Groups) system. The coding system according to the ICD-9-CM for: DRG’s allocation; financing of the hospitals; epidemiological scope; evaluation of the hospital’s productivity; evaluation of the effectiveness of health care.
­ National evaluation report of the outcome (PNE): data analysis of the Discharge hospital forms for evaluating the outcome of the health care.
­ Health services charter.

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Mooney G. Economics, Medicine and Health Care Prentice Hall, London 2002
Iandolo C., Hanau C. Etica ed Economia nella Azienda Sanità Franco Angeli, Milano 1994
Casati G., Vichi M.C. Il percorso assitenziale del paziente in ospedale Mc Graw Hill, Milano 2002
Francesconi A. Innovazione organizzativa e tecnologica in sanità. – Il ruolo dell’Health Technology Assessment Franco Angeli, Milano 2007
Destro C., Sicolo N. La continuità di cura e assistenza al paziente complesso. – Manuale pratico sull’organizzazione dei percorsi di cura integrati C.G. Edizioni Medico Scientifiche, Torino 2009
Cicchetti A La progettazione organizzativa Franco Angeli, Milano 2004
Mascia D. L’organizzazione delle reti in sanità Franco Angeli, Milano 2009
Lega F., Mauri M., Prenestini A. L’ospedale tra presente e futuro. – Analisi, diagnosi e linee di cambiamento per il sistema ospedaliero italiano Egea, Milano 2010
Drummond M.C., Sculpher M.J., Torrance G.W., O’Brien B.J., Stoddart G.L. Metodi per la valutazione economica dei programmi sanitari Il Pensiero Scientifico Editore, Roma 2010
Detels R., Beaglehole R., Lansang M.A, Gulliford M. Oxford Textbook of Public Health Oxford University Press, New York 2011

Examination Methods

Written examination with multiple choice questions together with open questions.
Oral exam at the student’s request or after failure of the written exams.


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