As the organic world progresses through the evolutionary path all living organisms on earth like bacteria, yeast, plants, animals or humans are encountering more and more stress either from environment or changing life styles (cultural adaptations).The new technological innovations are on one side leading to the paramount of new inventions or fields like biotechnology, bioinformatics etc. however, on the other side it is creating health hazards. Today science is conceptualized as biology and biomedicine data driven sciences, which has led to the evolution of a new fangled area of multidisciplinary research to utilize information from biological sequences and molecules for better therapeutic measures and drug targets leading to new healthcare systems and management. To achieve our goal of Health for all 2020 requires expertise people for the proper management of hospitals and health care that is reason that today healthcare has a lot off potential from the business point. Thus Health care delivery and hospitals are at crossroads today. Globalization, economic liberalization, increased patient awareness, enhanced patient and staff expectations, cost effectiveness, emerging medical, legal and ethical issues, health care insurance, accreditation systems, privatization of medical care, technological explosion are some of the factors which have metamorphosed health care provisioning. Healthcare industry has registered remarkable development in latest years globally and in India too. The demand for excellent healthcare is going high with the increased consciousness about health. Some private healthcare agencies are entering in the field of healthcare. The private hospitals and other institutes are playing a vital role in the present situation. Consequently, there is a need for an appropriately skilled team of hospital administrators who can plan and carry excellent health services. For the proper functioning there is ardent need of effective leadership and management to scale up the quantity and quality of health services in order to improve population health. The professionals believe that this is an exciting time for healthcare management. Healthcare is changing more rapidly than almost any other field. The field is changing in terms of how and where care is delivered, who is providing those services, and how that care is financed. Healthcare management requires talented people to manage the changes taking place. In their roles, healthcare executives have an opportunity to make a significant contribution to improving the health of the communities their organizations serve. With the growing importance of hospital industry in providing health care to people across the country, hospital management courses are required. The requirement of professional administrators in the hospitals is growing at a rapid pace primarily because the nature of work in hospitals is quite deferent from other organizations. Hospitals are expected to deliver quality service 24 hours a day at a minimal cost. The urgent nature of its work and the level of efficiency that is expected have increased the need of well-formulated hospital management courses throughout the world. With this mission of endowing training in the area of hospital and health care administration BII has introduced the course Industry Program in Healthcare and Hospital Administration.
The primary objective of the course is to train medical and non-medical graduates to undertake a wider range of administrative and managerial responsibilities within hospital organizations. This will help the hospitals to be managed professionally and in turn deliver quality healthcare to the patients. This course with its integrated inputs will help the student to gain strong conceptual and technical knowledge in various management concepts and improve the analytical capability to prepare the student for the administrative functions.
The course has been framed with the following objectives
Eligibility : Any Science Graduate
Benefits of the Course : This is an exciting time for healthcare management. Healthcare is changing more rapidly than almost any other field. The field is changing in terms of how and where care is delivered, who is providing those services, and how that care is financed. Healthcare management requires talented people to manage the changes taking place. In their roles, healthcare executives have an opportunity to make a significant contribution to improving the health of the communities their organizations serve. Thus on successful completion of this course the candidate would be able to:
BII Program Participation Fee for this program is Rs 10,500 (for participants based in India / USD 750
( for overseas participants ). Payment is to be made through Demand Draft / At Par Cheque in
favor of Bioinformatics Institute of India.
Every student has to pay Rs.500/- per module as examination fees. Examination fee for overseas participants is USD 30 Per Module.
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With the growing importance of the industry, hospital management courses are becoming very popular. An individual from a medical or a non-medical background can pursue a career in hospital administration/management. The pre-requisite is a graduation (medical/ non-medical) or a degree/ diploma in hospital administration. Healthcare management is a huge, complex, and ever-changing field. The field is changing in terms of how and where care is delivered, who is providing those services, and how that care is financed. Healthcare management requires talented people to manage the changes taking place. In their roles, healthcare executives have an opportunity to make a significant contribution to improving the health of the communities their organizations serve. With growing diversity in the healthcare system, executives are needed in many settings, including:
Today, an estimated 100,000 people occupy health management positions at numerous organizational levels, from department head to chief executive officer. Requirements for senior-level positions in healthcare organizations are demanding, but these jobs also offer opportunities to improve the system of care giving. A career in healthcare management at first instance might be at an entry- to mid-level management position in a specialized area, such as:
• Government relations
• Human resources
• Information systems
• Marketing and public affairs
• Material management (purchasing of equipment and supplies)
• Medical staff relations
• Nursing administration
• Patient care services
• Planning and development
Specialized career as a Hospital Administrator
The hospital administrator plays a vital a role in saving lives, without having to take scalpel in hand. Hospital administrators manage hospitals, outpatient clinics, hospices, and drug-abuse treatment centers.. Administrators make sure hospitals operate efficiently and provide adequate medical care to patients. They act as liaisons between governing boards, medical staff, and department heads and integrate the activities of all departments so they function as a whole. Administrators plan budgets and set rates for health services. Administrators plan departmental activities, evaluate doctors and other hospital employees, create and maintain policies, help develop procedures for medical treatments, quality assurance, patient services, and public relations activities such as active participation in fund-raising and community health planning. Hospital administrators work long or irregular hours. Hospitals are open round the clock – 24/7 – and administrators may be called in at any hour to make decisions and resolve disputes. They need to keep up with advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, government regulations, health insurance changes, and financing options. While doctors strive to keep the blood flowing and the heart beating, the hospital administrator is doing his job in keeping the hospital alive and healthy.
Hospital administrators with a background in medicine can resume their practices. A keen business sense can allow some administrators to move into corporate positions – Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer.
Scope of Hospital Management Courses in India
The importance of health care can never diminish and the number of institutes providing health care is only increasing. There are more than two and half lakhs various health care institutes that require hospital administrators in India The growing need of professionalism would only increase the importance of hospital management courses in India. As along with the government various private hospitals are today competing to provide first class health care services, the demand of professional hospital administrators are rising tremendously. Health care industry in India has registered tremendous growth in recent years. The demand for quality healthcare is going to further increase with the increased awareness about health resulting in phenomenal growth of hospitals across the country.
The recent decision allowing the entry of private agencies in health insurance is an important step taken by the government to reach out to the vast majority of people who are without any insurance coverage. The corporate hospitals and other agencies will play an important role in the current scenario. Therefore, there is a need for a properly trained pool of hospital administrators who can design and deliver quality health services.
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