CCHE Seminar: Improving performance in Healthcare: evaluation systems and governance tools

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Sabina Nuti

(Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health)

Date: Friday, November 9, 2018
Time: 9 AM – 10:30 PM
HS 106 (155 College St)

Abstract: The seminar will provide with insights on past, present and future work that the Management and Health laboratory of Sant’Anna School of Pisa has been carrying out since 2004. The speaker will present the results of the longstanding constructive research on performance evaluation systems (PES) in healthcare in Italy. In particular, she will discuss the power of benchmarking, of the visualization tools and how the PES has been used across the Italian Regions. Moreover, the authors will present the results achieved and the governance tools adopted to improve the regional and organizational performance.


Sabina Nuti is Full Professor of Health Management in the Institute of Management at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, Italy (SSSA). Her interests are on performance evaluation systems, efficiency and governance mechanism in health care. She is responsible for the Interregional performance evaluation systems for more than half of Italian Regions. She is a member of the Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health of the European Commission for the triennium 2016-2019. She is responsible for European and National research projects regarding healthcare management, performance evaluation and policies, and author of various national and international publications.


Co-presented with the North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies Lecture Series.