Online course

HME705.1 An Introduction to Hospital Finance

Discover the fundamental principles and sources of hospital financing, and how these are applied in different countries.

HME705.1 An Introduction to Hospital Finance

  • Duration 2 weeks
  • Weekly study 10 hours

Find out more about the degree

Build a career as a hospital administrator and make a difference to both patients and healthcare professionals with this degree from Deakin University.

By working towards this qualification, you will develop the skills needed for various hospital administrative roles like hospital manager, director or officer.

You will explore essential hospital management theories and be introduced to innovative business process and quality improvement techniques.

During your study, you will cover a range of topics, including healthcare operations and hospital financing, to consolidate your knowledge.

What topics will you cover?

  • explain the difference between health and healthcare as it relates to hospital funding
  • describe macro approaches to hospital funding
  • analyse funding sources and what impact this has on hospital services.

Who is the course for?

Deakin University postgraduate students.

Who will you learn with?

John Rasa

John Rasa

Academic health management professional with a background as CEO in managing hospitals/public health in Victoria and NSW as well Chief Examiner for Australasian College of Health Service Management

Scott Bennett

Scott Bennett

Scott Bennett is an accomplished leader in healthcare policy, service delivery and hospital operations management. He provides strategic counsel to a range of senior executives.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.