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Health Economics and Insurance Medicine

As part of the Higher School of Public Health, the Department of Health Economics was established in 1998 and Associate Professor K. K. Kurakbayev was appointed head of the department, and in 2007 it was transformed into the Department of Health Management and Economics by merging with the Department of Health Management.

In 2015, the Higher School of Public Health was reorganized into the Kazakhstan Medical University “Higher School of Public Health “. In 2018, the Department of Health Management and Pharmacy was renamed the Department of Health Management. Taking into account the needs of the healthcare system in connection with the introduction of the MSHI system, the Department of Health Economics and Insurance Medicine was opened in August 2020, which is the only one in the country.

Goals and objectives of the department

Objectives: to ensure the health care needs for managerial personnel with academic and practical training in the organization of medical care to the population in a market economy, the compulsory medical insurance system (MSHI) in the republic, conducting scientific research related to the study of problematic issues of the introduction of MSHI, promising areas of its development, etc.

– development of educational programs on the economics of healthcare and the organization of medical care in the system of compulsory social health insurance;

– master’s and doctoral studies in modern areas of health economics and the use of the basic laws of the market economy in healthcare, financing and payment systems for medical services;

–training of highly qualified managers of medical organizations, departments and employees of the financial and economic profile at advanced training courses on topical issues of organizing the activities of medical organizations in the CSHI system, financial management, assessment of their economic efficiency;

– conducting scientific research related to the study of problematic issues of the implementation of the СHIS, promising areas of its development, etc.

– providing organizational, methodological and consulting assistance to health authorities and organizations;

– international cooperation in the field of activity of the department.

Kurakbayev Kuralbai Kurakbayevich

Kurakbayev Kuralbai Kurakbayevich

Head of the Department, Professor, MD

Email: k.kurakbaev@ksph.kz 
Tel +7 701 212 6956

Kadyrbekova Fatima Abzhapparova

Kadyrbekova Fatima Abzhapparova

Senior Lecturer, Master of Public Health

Akhmetov Valikhan Isaevich

Akhmetov Valikhan Isaevich

Professor, Doctor of Medical Sciences

Zholdasbekova Aizhan Saparbekovna

Zholdasbekova Aizhan Saparbekovna

, senior lecturer, Master of Medical Sciences, graduate of the doctoral program in the specialty "Public health protection".

Tel (office): 8 727 337 80

Brimzhanova Marzhan Dikhanovna

Brimzhanova Marzhan Dikhanovna

PhD, Associate Professor of the Department of Health Economics and Insurance Medicine.

Email: m.brimzhanova@ksph.kz 
Теl +7 701 462 9091

7M10107 “Management in healthcare” (profile direction)

7M10108 – “Management in healthcare” (scientific and pedagogical direction)

7M10101 “Management of information technologies in healthcare” (profile direction)

7M04103 “EMBA” (1 year)

7M04102 – “MBA” (2 years)

7M10145″Medicine”(profile)

7M10141″Public health”(profile)

7M10106″Public health”(scientific and pedagogical)

7M10144 “Medicine” (scientific and pedagogical)

8D10101 “Public Health”(Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the educational program 8D10101 “Public Health”)

6D110200 “Public health” (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the specialty 6D110200 “Public Health”)

8D10141 “Medicine”(Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the educational program 8D10141 “Medicine”)

Master’s Degree –

Disciplines

1. Financial Management and Health economics

2. Financial management in healthcare

3. Human resource management in healthcare

4. Analysis and modeling of business processes

5. Business Research

6. Economics and financing of healthcare

7. Quality management in healthcare

8. Elective courses on current SMS issues

9. Health policy, Economics and management

Additional professional education

Professional development

1. Strategic management (planning and formation of business processes in a medical organization)

2. Fundamentals and technologies of corporate governance in healthcare

3. Fundamentals and technologies of business processes in healthcare

4. Modern lean manufacturing technologies in healthcare

5. Current issues of financial management in healthcare

6. Current issues of payment for medical services of the PHC organization and the methodological foundations of the UPC

7. Current issues of payment for medical services and cost management of medical organizations

8. Financial resource management, ways to prevent and reduce the accounts payable of medical organizations

9. Business research and business planning in medical organizations

10. Modern approaches to human resource management

11. Quality management of medical care

12. Organization of expert activities in healthcare

Senior and middle-level healthcare managers of state and non-state healthcare organizations, healthcare management bodies, managers and employees of the OSMS foundation.

Managers and their deputies, heads of departments, chief nurses, managers, economists and financial workers, medical statisticians of healthcare organizations.

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