Health Law and Organization

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
IUS/07 SECS-P/07 SECS-P/10 SPS/07
Learning objectives
- To acquire the general rules governing employment relationships
- To acquire the main laws governing the health organization and know the organizational and management models
- To acquire the basic concepts of business economic analysis applied to health systems
- To acquire sociological notions of organizational health processes
Expected learning outcomes
- Know the general rules governing the rights and duties of the employee
- Develop capacity of analysis and solutions of professional and relational problems
- Develop a business economic analysis capacity and identify the organizational aspects of the healthcare organization
- Know and understand the influence of social norms and beliefs specific to the patient's culture of origin on the concept of health and illness with particular reference to the methods of communication
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

The lessons will be performed on-line on the Microsoft TEAMS platform and can be followed both synchronously on the basis of the first semester timetable and asynchronously because they will be recorded and made available to students on the same platform
Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge is required
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam will be written. It will mainly consist of multiple choice questions with the addition of some open questions, in addition it will be possible, at the discretion of the teacher, to carry out an additional oral test.
Labour law
Course syllabus
Concept and sources of labor law (constitution, special legislation, collective agreement)
establishment of the relationship (work without a contract; different types of employment and employer contracts)
rights and obligations of the worker in the performance of the employment relationship (basic and accessory services)
rights and obligations of the worker in case of termination of the relationship (resignation, dismissal, expiry of the contract, death of the worker)
labor union rights (workers' statute and strike)
Teaching methods
The courses will include lectures with the possible addition of laboratory exercises
Teaching Resources
Diritto del Lavoro, RICCARDO DEL PUNTA, Giuffrè editore
Business administration and Management
Course syllabus
Organizational structures and their functions
Planning control
Management control tools
The budget system
Cost center accounting
Cost classification
Cost analysis
The budget and measurement parameters
Teaching methods
The courses will include lectures with the possible addition of laboratory exercises
Teaching Resources
SIMON R., Sistemi di controllo e misure di performance, (a cura di F. Amigoni), Egea, Milano, (ultima edizione)
MIOLO VITALI P., Strumenti per l'analisi dei costi, Vol III, Percorsi di cost management, Giappichelli, Torino, (ultima edizione)
Organization studies
Course syllabus
The need for strategic orientation
Goal setting
Internal analysis: the value chain of a hospital company
External analysis and success factors
The definition of strategic positioning and the identification of basic strategies
Teaching methods
The courses will include lectures with the possible addition of laboratory exercises
Teaching Resources
Cotta Ramusino, Onetti - Strategia d'impresa - Il Sole 24 Ore, Milano, 2a edizione, 2007
Sociology of organisational processes in healthcare
Course syllabus
The basis of Sociology: Definition of historical social excursion: Recent sociological perspectives:
Microsociology: person and daily life between subjectivity and social structure. Status and Role.
Macrosociology: social processes and corporate systems
Sociological analysis of health and healthcare organization: from Parson's sociology of medicine to Italian health sociology.
Social research and clinical research: an integrated approach. The role of the community in the implementation of the guidelines provided by law 24/2017
Communication: definition, linear and circular causality model, Friedemann Schulz von Thun's model, Watzlawick's axioms, ways of communicating, verbal, non-verbal and paraverbal communication, styles.
Patient healthcare professional communication: historical evolution, patient empowerment and health literacy. Narrative medicine.
Health and disease concept between person, medicine and society: medical, macro and microsociological paradigm
Health and medical anthropology. Social determinants of health
The clinic from biomedical discourse to hermeneutic dialogue.
Wellness, 4P medicine, health promotion -salutogenesis, Urban health, Ottawa Charter, epidemiological transition, demographic transition and active aging
Evolution of the relationship between the patient and the health professional. The impact of the digital revolution.
The hospital as a complex organization and organizational subculture.
Role of family and community in nursing work
Professions in healthcare organizations. Multi-professional teams.
Health systems and health system, history, reform policies and evolution of the NHS
Health inequalities in the era of globalization. Multi-ethnic society, cultural differences and health services
The sense of suffering and the experience of pain between neurobiology and cultural meanings
Disability Fragility and biopsychosocial model.
Teaching methods
The courses will include lectures with the possible addition of laboratory exercises
Teaching Resources
GIARELLI G.,VENNERI E, Sociologia della salute e della medicina. Manuale per le professioni mediche, sanitarie e sociali. Franco Angeli 2009
Bagnasco A., Barbagli M., Cavalli A., 2004 Elementi di sociologia, Il Mulino
Business administration and Management
Lessons: 10 hours
Labour law
IUS/07 - LABOUR LAW - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Organization studies
Lessons: 10 hours
Sociology of organisational processes in healthcare
SPS/07 - GENERAL SOCIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Campagna Antonello