Every year, Istinye University students and faculty members are delighted with the elementary schools in the countryside. In this project, which was initiated by the Department of Foreign Languages with the ‘Wish Tree’ this year, our Health Management Club students supported the book donation campaign.
For the preschool and first grade students, illustrated stories, coloring, fun learning books and crayons are collected, for older classes we sent the selected works from the Turkish and World Classics recommended by the Ministry of National Education, for the elder students preparing for LGS, test and subject narration preparation books were collected and sent to these schools.
Marketing in Healthcare Services and International Patient Program Management meeting organized by Health Management Department held on on 23 December 2019 at our Topkapı Campus.
MLP Care Contracted Institutions Current Business Development Coordinator Ruhsan Gezgin and Emsey Hospital Corporate Marketing and Communication Group Manager Züleyha Abdülbakioğlu, met with our students and shared their experiences.
The guest speakers discussed the role and importance of contracted institutions and private health insurance in the hospital business development activities as well as the integrated marketing activities in health institutions and the benefits of international patient programs.
Our Health Management Department celebrated the 18th December Health Administrators Day with the conference entitled “Changing Paradigms in Health Management: Sustainability, Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence” with the participation of academicians, industry professionals and students.
Istanbul Provincial Health Directorate, Division of Medical Services Directorate attended the conference as the audience, Istinye University Chairman of the Board of Trusteeship and MLP Care Healthcare Group Chairman Muharrem Usta, M.D., Dean of Uskudar University Faculty of Medicine Professor Haydar Sur, Liv Hospital Group Coordinator Meri Istroti made presentations about artificial intelligence, digital transformation and their contribution to sustainability in hospitals.
The opening speech of the conference was given by the Vice Rector of İstinye University Professor Erdal Karaöz, PhD said that ‘Today, when new devices, new technologies are produced and transferred to the field of health, artificial intelligence and digital technologies are introduced into our lives, he underlined that we are approaching a period where many traditional applications will become history. In this context, it is up to us academicians to prepare the health manager candidates who will work in the field for this transformation.’
In her opening speech at the conference, İstinye University Head of Department of Health Management Assitant Professor Gülhan Kalmuk, PhD. said, ‘The issue of how future technologies will change the field of health management should already be discussed. As academicians, who are training young people who are ready for the wide use of artificial intelligence in health, the advantages of informatics in care and service processes will contribute to health management.
On 12-13 December 2019, Banu Bican who is Lecturer in the Istinye University Department of Health Management, attended the International Congress of Social Sciences organized by the Institute of Social Sciences of Yıldız Technical University as the chairman and made a presentation.
Lecturer Banu Bican's paper titled ‘A Content Analysis of Corporate Sustainability Reports of Private Public Healthcare Instutions in Turkey’ was also published in the full text book.
In an effective and efficient health management process, the quality of the buildings that health institutions provide services is also very important. In this context, we hosted Kenan Geyran, the founder of Geyran Architecture, with the participation of our Health Management Department and Vocational School of Healthcare Services. In the event titled ‘Basic Principles and Criteria in Hospital Architecture’, Mr. Geyran shared his experiences with our students and academicions the value of practical building solutions that are in compliance with the current hospital building construction legislation.
The 3rd grade students of our Health Management Department have seen the functioning of the leading health institutions in our sector and, in this way have reinforced their theoretical knowledge. VM Medical Park Pendik Hospital General Manager, Chief Physician and Assistant General Managers and MLP Care Group Central Management Team also shared their experiences of business management and contributed to training of our students with a practical lesson.
Our Health Management Club, where our Health Management students organized social activities, visited Semiha Şakir Elderly Rest and Nursing Home.
Our students stated that they aim to chat with the elderly and help them to have a pleasant time even for a few hours and they will strengthen their social responsibility awareness by making these visits traditional.
The second meeting of the ‘Meetings with Healthcare Sector Professionals’ organized by the Health Management Department, held on the theme of Guest Services in Healthcare and Complaint Management. MLP Care Guest Services Director Ms. Tülay Aydın and Yeditepe University Hospital Patient Services Manager Ms. Özlem Bozkurt Foto shared their experiences with our students on 9 December 2019 at our Topkapı Campus.
‘Healthcare Sector Meetings’ organized by the Departments of Healthcare Management, took place on 18 November 2019 at our Topkapı Campus. The first meeting held on the theme of Total Quality Management and Philosophy in Healthcare. Private Hospitals and Health Institutions Association OHSAD Academy Coordinator Güler Çakmak Tosunoğlu and Bahçeşehir University Göztepe Medical Park Hospital Quality Manager Yasemin Aslan came together with our students and sector representatives, and shared their experiences.
They lectured on how total quality management practices entered the healthcare sector of our country and the processes of adoption by health institutions, the contribution of national and international accreditation certificates to the institutions, the introduction of total quality management practices into the Turkish healthcare sector.
‘Healthcare Sector Meetings’ organized within the body of Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences by the Departments of Health Management, took place on 18 November 2019 at our Topkapı Campus. The first meeting held on the theme of Total Quality Management and Philosophy in Health. Private Hospitals and Health Institutions Association OHSAD Academy Coordinator Güler Çakmak Tosunoğlu and Bahçeşehir University Göztepe Medical Park Hospital Quality Manager Yasemin Aslan came together with our students and sector representatives and shared their experiences.
with the contribution of national and international accreditation certificates to the institutions, the introduction of total quality management practices into the health sector of our country, the adoption processes by health institutions. They also explained how total quality management practices entered the healthcare sector of our country and the processes of adoption by health institutions.
On 18.10.2019, an information session was held in Bahçeşehir Liv Hospital within the scope of the cooperation visit of Hochschule Niederrhein University Health Management Department. LIV Hospital Chief Physician Mr. Orçun Okur gave information about the operations of Bahçehir Liv Hospital with his comprehensive presentation. At the information session, discussions were made on the exchange of information and the comparison of the health systems of both countries. After the meeting, the hospital was visited and on-site information was given about the practices.
At the closing meeting held on Topkapı campus after the hospital visit, a general evaluation of the visit was made and it was decided to cooperate on research projects, undergraduate and graduate level Erasmus + mobility of students and academicians, and the opening of an international graduate program providing multiple diplomas.
Research Assistant Döne TÜTÜNCÜ from Istinye University Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences Department of Health Management participated in the 3rd International and 13th National Health and Hospital Administration Congress organized by Sakarya University with the study titled “A Research on the view of of the Students of the Faculty of Health Sciences about the Information and Communication Technologies: The Case of Konya Province ”.
Dr. Şebnem Özdemir, Departmental Head of Management Information Systems, gave a talk about studies on artificial intelligence in the world and Turkey at the seminar entitled “Artificial Intelligence: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly? (Advancements and Problems)” hosted by Istinye University’s Department of Management Information Systems.
The Health Management Department of the University has started its new academic year with the first course on Monday, October 7, 2019. Dr. Gülhan Kalmuk- the head of the department- made her first lecture the students currently enrolled in bachelor and graduate programs of the department. Dr. Gülhan Kalmuk congratulated our students who have been entitled to enroll in the 1st year of our university for their efforts and achievements, and subsequently stated that it will add strength to the power of our university with our self-confident young people who can understand and interpret the information and related developments about health management with scientific methods and techniques, can perform scientific analysis and synthesis of this information,”
International Trade and Management Department Mentor Galata Taşımacılık Chairman of the Board of Directors Aram Kalenderoğlu, made a warm interview with our students at İstinye University and shared his life story with the students with ups and downs.