Integration of Health Systems Management Bachelors Program graduates into the Israeli healthcare market. Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract Ben-Gurion University (BGU) in Beer-Sheva, opened a special program (BA degree) for training junior academic administrative personnel who can improve the quality of service in health care organizations through suitable and high-quality administration. The program the first of its kind in Israel, has been in operation since 1994, providing 50 candidates for administrative positions within the health system per year. The research goals of the project described in this paper were to examine integration of 224 graduates of the undergraduate program in Health Systems Management (HSM) within the private and public health system in Israel, including employment trends and evaluation of the program in retrospect. Questionnaires were sent to all graduates of the program. Participants were requested to answer questions regarding their present place of employment and their …

publication date

  • January 1, 2005