Integrated Disease Managment
Learning outcomes of the curricular unit
This course aims to achieve the following objectives:
a) Training the development and implementation of an integrated management disease model, at different levels of decision and health care delivery;
b) Disseminate the national and international best practice of chronic disease management;
c) Promote the creation, dissemination and implementation of management strategies for prevention and control of chronic disease;
d) Learning and combining different sources of information for health planning and analysis.
Ana Maria Escoval
Weekly - Available soon
Total - 36
Requirements for frequency
· BUSSE, Reinhard; BLÜMEL, Miriam; SCHELLER-KREINSEN, David; et al. Tackling chronic disease in Europe: Strategies, interventions and challenges. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe on behalf of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, 2010.
· Direção-Geral da Saúde, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. Portugal: The Nation’s Health 1990–2016: An overview of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 Results. Seattle, WA: IHME, 2018.
· NOLTE, Ellen; KNAI, Cécile. Assessing chronic disease management in European health systems: country reports. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe on behalf of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, 2015.
· ESCOVAL, Ana; COELHO, Anabela; DINIZ, José Alexandre; et al. Gestão integrada da doença: uma abordagem experimental de gestão em saúde. Revista Portuguesa de Saúde Pública. 9 (2010) 105-116.
· GUERRA, João; NICOLAU, Vanessa; ESCOVAL, Ana. Gestão da Doença: o caso das doenças reumáticas. In Doenças reumáticas em Portugal: da investigação às políticas de saúde. Porto: Observatório Nacional das Doenças Reumáticas, 2014.
· PORTUGAL. Direção-Geral da Saúde. A Saúde dos Portugueses: Perspetiva 2016. Lisboa: Direção-Geral da Saúde, 2016.
. WHO. WHO global strategy on people-centred and integrated health services: Interim Report. Switzerland: World Health Organization , 2015.
Teaching methodologies (including evaluation)
· Theoretical sessions;
· Seminars (critical analysis and discussion of case studies);
· Group work: presentation and discussion.
a) Individual work (40%).
b) Development of an essay up to 5 pages after research, analysis, interpretation and discussion of selected literature - group work (40%).
c) Attendance and class participation under continuous assessment (20%).
1. The chronic disease epidemiology: new challenges for the disease management;
2. National health strategy and disease management programs: designing and implementing;
3. Delivery system design and models of practice;
4. New challenges for a competent health workforce;
5. Information systems and technology to support chronic disease management;
6. Contracting, financing systems and payments mechanism in chronic disease management;
7. Evaluation for chronic disease management: models and quality of care;
8. Self-management in chronic disease;
9. Case studies presentations;
10. Evaluation - practice cases: analysis and discussion.
Programs where the course is taught:
- Hospital Administration
- Health Economics
- Master in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Health Research
- Master in Health Management
- Occupational Medicine
- Medicina do Trabalho
- Policy Management and Health Administration
- Continuing education program
- Health Promotion
- Master in Health Promotion
- Environmental and Occupacional Health
- Saúde, Higiene e Segurança do Trabalho
- Public Health
- Global Public Health