Lecture 7

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Department
Population Health
Course
POPLHLTH 101
Professor
Dr.Laura Wilkinson- Meyers
Semester
Spring

Description
Lecture 7 • Functions of orgnaisations; payers, providers, policy • Providers • Organisations that provide goods/services • primary, secondary, tertiary health care • Health promotion & prevention • Medical technology • Health promotion & prevention • Payers (purchasers/funders) • Determine which goods & services will be paid for and how much to pay for them through; • Contracts w/ providers • Raising money themselves • Policy Organisations involved in policy are there to make decisions on behalf of the citizen • • Policy = steering the health system; what should be done and how? • Public orgs tend to do all three. e.g. MoH Central public sector org for health • • Accountable to minister of health • Funded through taxation • Develops, advises &
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