This course discusses intensively the origin of costs (e.g. hospital, administration, drugs, physician, labs). It discusses the issues of identifying the causes of the costs and relates these costs to diseases and patient groups (age, sex, co-morbities, ..).


TODO: Betriebs- und volkswirtschaftliche Aspekte trennen! Ersteres in healthcare controlling!


Upon completion of this course the student will be able to

  • Explain the prerequisites for an accounting in health care
  • Identify cost drivers and make the link to "total managed care"
  • Understand which strategies have the potential of cost savings