Hospital Management and Innovation
Understand What a Hospital Is and How the Health System Works
Understanding how engineering, particularly biomedical engineering can help to find solutions to existing management and clinical problems.
Know and use management (e.g. LEAN) and innovation (e.g. Design Science Research Methods) tools in hospital services.
Service management models and some business models.
Work on a case study and develop a technological solution for a specific case.
Carla Maria Quintão Pereira , Luís Miguel Velez Lapão
Weekly - 3
Total - 39
Knowledge of biomedical and health technologies.
Fundamental knowledge of mathematics and biophysics.
Lapão, L. V. (2016). Lean in the Health Management: An opportunity to improve focus on the patient, respect for professionals and quality in the health services. Acta medica portuguesa, 29(4), 237-239.
Lapão, L., & Dussault, G. (2011). PACES: a national leadership program in support of primary-care reform in Portugal. Leadership in Health Services, 24(4), 295-307.
Marques, R., Gregório, J., Pinheiro, F., Póvoa, P., Da Silva, M. M., & Lapão, L. V. (2017). How can information systems provide support to nurses’ hand hygiene performance? Using gamification and indoor location to improve hand hygiene awareness and reduce hospital infections. BMC medical informatics and decision making, 17(1), 15.
CORREIA, A., AZEVEDO, V., & LAPÃO, L. V. Implementation of Telemedicine in Cape Verde: Influencing Factors A Implementação da Telemedicina em Cabo Verde: Fatores Influenciadores.
Theoretical and practical lectures.
Exercises and working presentationss.
Hospital Management innovation Report
Health Systems Organization
Hospital functions, with emphasis on engineering.
Existing technology at the Hospital
Service management and hospital technology.
Digital Health Fundamentals.
Hospital Management Tools
Innovation and Design Theory and Models Science Research Methods
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