Human resources of Ukraine's health care system: a new approach to management staff development

Svyatoslav Kis, Ivanna Zapukhlyak, Oleg Yatsyuk, Galyna Malynovska


Introduction. The article is devoted to the problem of development of managerial human capital of national healthcare institutions as a basis for ensuring medical sphere effective reform. The relevance of the research is due to the high degree of implemented and planned changes dependence in the field of medicine on the knowledge, skills, skills and experience of representatives of medical institutions governing bodies.

Purpose. The article analyzes the existing requirements and recommendations for the implementation of the processes of providing medical institutions with leading staff of the relevant qualification and the trajectory of its development, which became the subject of research. Attention is drawn to the need to improve approaches to the development of managerial human capital in health care facilities, taking into account the intellectual economy conditions characterized by the dominance of intangible resources.

Method (methodology). Usage the approach proposed by the American psychologist E. Giselli and domestic scientists research allowed to form a graphical dependence of medical institution effectiveness on the level of management corps human capital development. In this case, the scenarios of the activity of the healthcare institution are defined and characterized, depending on the chosen trajectory of managers development. Based on the results of the substantiation of the medical institution activity optimistic scenario, a profile of manager competencies is formed in the form of professional competences and personal qualities.

Results. The conducted survey of existing and potential managers of medical institutions allowed to establish the degree of importance of the developed characteristics for this category of managers. The results obtained and elaborated according to the developed methodology show the highest degree of importance for such personal characteristics as «human orientation» and «innovative ability». Proposals for improving the development of managerial human capital of medical institutions were offered in form of a list of manager abilities, skills and skills, as well as opportunities for their acquisition in the system of training managers of the medical industry.


human capital; human capital development; healthcare facility; staff competence; performance

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