Established in 2016, Health Policy and Management (HPM) Department is a new department at the Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada. Although the department is officially new, the academic program on health and policy management has already been existing as majoring in Public Health Post-Graduate Program since 1992 and as part of the undergraduate program in Medicine. In undergraduate medical curriculum, HPM manages various learning blocks about professionalism, health system and disaster management. In postgraduate
level, the department manages four study programs consisted of the Hospital Management Program (Minat Manajemen Rumah sakit-MMR), Health Policy and Service Management Program (Kebijakan dan Manajemen Pelayanan Kesehatan-KMPK), Health Management Information System Program (Sistem Informasi Manajemen Kesehatan-SIMKES), and Health Insurance Policy and Management Program
(Kebijakan Pembiayaan dan Manajemen Asuransi Kesehatan-KPMAK). Besides that, Health Policy and Management Department actively participates in teaching the specialist program, consultant program, nursing program, and health nutrition program.
The involvement of this department in undergraduate and postgraduate program aims to create graduates’ ability and characteristic that can implement health policy and management knowledge principles. The graduates are also expected to have characteristics as a leader and can think systematically. Considered from the professionalism side, the graduates from Health and Policy Management Postgraduate Program are expected to reach their highest professional level as supervisor/program manager and executive/senior manager. Some of them are also expected to be competent public stakeholders.
Health Policy and Management Department’s vision is to become a Department that can drive the development of science in health policy and management and being recognized by all science users in Indonesia and worldwide. Department’s institutional missions are to provide health policy and management knowledge support in developing the public health status in Indonesia; to develop science of health policy and management by education, research, and community service; and to support faculty and departments in Universitas Gadjah Mada to develop their own knowledge.
Health Policy and Management Department in 2015 had accepted 129 postgraduate students, consisted of 58 students in Hospital Management Program, 38 students in Health Policy and Service Management Program, 14 students in Health Insurance Management and Financing Policy Program, and 19 students in Health Management Information System Program. Some of the students are part of our collaboration with Jakarta Special Provincial Health Office, hospitals, and health service institutions spread from all across Indonesia. We have 18 staff who are lecturers in Health Policy and Management, consisted of: three Professors and seven PhDs, four Doctoral Candidates who will graduate in 20116, and four young lecturers who are still Master graduates. Besides all permanent lecturers above, Health Policy and Management Magister Program also have 64 non-permanent lecturers originated from many institutions, not only from health science background but also from nonhealth science background.
|1991||Science development of Health and Policy Management in Medical Faculty, Gadjah Mada University began|
|1992||In September 1992, Gadjah Mada University’s Hospital Management Master Program started. Before its establishment, there was a Community Health Center’s Project that was funded by Ford Foundation in CCHC Program in the mid-decade of 1980s.|
|1995||Health Policy and Service Management postgraduate program started|
|1996||Drugs Management and Policy postgraduate program founded|
|2000||Health Insurance Management and Financing Policy postgraduate program founded|
|2005||Health Management Information System postgraduate program founded|
|2006||Hospital Management postgraduate program achieved ISO certification|
|2014||IT-based Hospital Management postgraduate program to reach students from The Eastern Side of Indonesia initiated|
|2015||Health Management Information System Program achieved IMIA International Accreditation|