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Health Economics for Managers

Course Name Health Economics for Managers

To inquire more about our courses, you may call our Program Sales Officers at 830.20.50 or email us at

Price: Php 12,800

This course is an introduction to health economics or the use of economics in the health sector. There are two branches of health economics: micro and macro. The former focuses on economic behavior of individuals and firms while the latter focuses on system structure and complex interactions between the structural components that affect national health system outcomes. 

Both branches are important in understanding health care policies and management decisions and the Health Economics for Managers will cover both.


After the course, you will:

1. Develop an appreciation and understanding of the application of economics to healthcare management practice; and

2. Enable the application of health economics principles and techniques in managerial decision making. 

Who should attend

The program provides management education to administrators of health service organizations, healthcare managers of organizations operating within the healthcare system, medical doctors and allied health professionals with management positions or preparing for management positions, and other professionals working in health organizations and facilities.


I.     Demand, supply and market in health economics

II.    Microeconomics of health care & insurance

III. Introduction to health systems and health financing

IV. Quality of care and introduction to economic analysis of health 

VI. Macroeconomics and health and global health

Resource Speakers
Dr. Gloanne C. Adolor

is currently an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health where she teaches Medical, Management and Leadership subjects. She is a consultant in Internal Medicine and the Research Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at Quezon City General Hospital. She holds clinical practice at the Lung Center of the Philippines. She obtained her BS Pharmacy degree from the University of the Philippines, her MD degree from the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center and trained in Internal Medicine at Quezon City General. Dr. Adolor also has an MBA with a major in Health from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business and is completing her PhD in Leadership (Organization Development) also at Ateneo. Her research interests include intergroup leadership, health economics, social entrepeneurship and counterproductive behavior among middle managers.