Subject The article addresses the theoretical aspects of economic security in public health, namely the economic security of a State-financed institution subordinate to the Ministry of Healthcare and delivering material and technical supplies service to medical facilities. Objectives The study aims to analyze the economic security of the institution under the Ministry of Healthcare, develop methods for assessing the economic security. Methods We employed methods of logical, mathematical and statistical analysis and performed economic security assessment under our own method of analysis. Results The paper systematizes theoretical aspects of economic security assessment of a budgetary institution rendering services to medical facilities. We created an algorithm to analyze the economic security of a subordinate institution based on various determinants of management, developed an integrated method of assessment, carried out express diagnostics of subordinate institution's operations, calculated the integrated index of its economic security, offered analytical management solutions to improve its activity. Conclusions The proposed mechanism for identifying risks and threats in the activities of the institution under the Ministry of Healthcare enables to assess the economic security of the institution, develop management solutions and improve operations.
Keywords: economic security, health service, subordinate institution
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