Masters in Hospital Management

Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University
In Patan

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  • Master
  • Patan
  • Duration:
    2 Years
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Patan
PB 21, University Road , 384265, Gujarat, India
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Course programme

Masters in Hospital Management

HNGU offers Post Graduate Programme in Hospital Management, which is a two years full time programme and after the completion of this programme, the degree awarded would be Masters in Hospital Management (MHM). This programme has been recognized by Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Gujarat.

Objectives:

1. To develop deeper understanding of multi disciplinary and multidimensional nature of hospital

management.

2. To develop strategic thinking and critical awareness of their management style and constantly weigh its

appropriateness to deal with various professional groups, skilled and unskilled staff, patient and their

families and members of the community.

3. To Utilize various management concepts/techniques/tools and resources to improve the functioning of

the hospital management system.

4. To provide management education to medical professional and alike working in the field of health

services administration.

5. To equip executives concerned with health administration with up-to-date knowledge about

management and to develop relevant skills and attitudes; and to prepare them to apply modern

management techniques in managing various types of Hospital.

Introduction:

The Hospital & Heathcare Industry world over is growing at an unparalleled rate. It has opened up new vistas of employment for a large number of trained professionals. The average Indian hospital still continues to be underdeveloped.

Most of Our government hospitals are functioning in old dilapidated buildings and lack modern diagnostic and therapeutic equipments, proper emergency services, critical care areas, essential pharmaceuticals and supplies, referral support and resources, CSSD, laundry, dietary, nursing services etc. High hospital infection rates and death rates are very common. One reason may be that Hospital Management is yet to be recognized as an important specialty. Further, there is hardly any hospital policy for the management of the government hospitals, which not only adversely affects patient care but also leads to a situation of crisis every now and then.

An aspiring hospital manager/administrator must have knowledge of the hospital, its various stakeholders, managerial and communication skills in addition to human touch which is very important in hospital industry. A postgraduate qualification, Master of Hospital Management (MHM), Two years Post Graduate Programme will ensure the aspiring managers' future in this promising industry.

Scope of MHM:

In recent times, health care concept of the people have undergone a tremendous change which has lead to higher expectations and an increased demand for high quality medical care and facilities. Health/ Hospital Management is the latest concept in the field of management and one of the most lucrative and important career in the health sector. Several corporate houses like Fortis, Wockhardt, Reliance and Ranbaxy are venturing into hospital industry.

A career in Hospital Management involves ensuring effective utilization of physical and financial resources of the hospital as well as creating an organizational climate beneficial to the growth and development of the personnel.

Professional services of trained manpower namely Hospital administrators/ managers have now become essential to manage hospitals and medical facilities. It is the hospital administrators/ managers who manage hospitals, outpatient clinics, hospices, drug-abuse treatment centers etc. They would be responsible for overall patient care, education, research and community health care associated with the organization, and make sure that they confirm to the rules of the Hospital.

MHM:

A Professional with the Degree of M.H.M can work as Hospital superintendents, Hospital Administrator, Hospital Manager, Deputy superintendents, Medical directors, Nursing directors, Heads of departments and as Administrators with substantial managerial responsibilities, Deans and Directors of medical colleges,. Hospital manager will be responsible for the overall organization and management of the hospital to ensure its smooth functioning with the objective of ensuring complete satisfaction.

The Curriculum

The medium of instruction of the course is English. The course covers comprehensively all aspects of hospital administration/management with particular emphasis on the practical knowledge. The Department will use pedagogical tools such as Lectures, Case Studies, Role-plays, Project assignments, Presentations and seminars from practicing managers in order to facilitate comprehensive and effective learning.

The Academic Programme is as below:

The examination for the Master of Hospital Management degree will be conducted by semester system. For this purpose, the programme, is divided into four semesters comprising of two years. Each semester will be of 12 to 14 working weeks.

SEMESTER - I

· Healthcare Environment and Policies

· Principles of Management

· Organizational Behavior

· Accounting for Hospitals

· Health Economics: Managerial Aspects

· Communication Skills

· Computer Applications in Hospital Administration

· Hospital Visits*

Hospital Visits:

Students have to visit a minimum of 3 Hospitals of different category, Government Hospital, Trust Hospital, Single specialty Hospital, and Corporate Hospitals and spend around 50 hours which includes the visit time and the report writing time and presentations of the visits. Evaluation will be based on the attendance, reports and presentations by the students. Atleast two of the Hospital should have more than 100 beds. It will remain compulsory requirement for every students to visit hospitals as per above.

SEMESTER - II

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Marketing of Hospital Services
*

Financial Management for Hospital Administration
*

Human Resources Management in Hospitals
*

Statistics for Hospital Management
*

Purchase Management & Inventory Control
*

Hospital Disaster and Risk Management
*

Research Methods for Hospitals
*

Know Your Hospital

SEMESTER - III

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Strategic Management for hospitals
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Management of Clinical and Nursing services
*

Hospital Support Services
*

Hospital Insurance and Services
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Quality Management, Accreditation and Legal Aspects

SEMESTER - IV

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Epidemiology & Bio-statistics
*

Hospital Information System
*

Health laws and Ethics
*

Hospital facilities planning & Management
*

Project Report with Viva-Voce


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