The objective of any health system is to respond to the needs of the population. In order to do so, we must start by knowing the demographic characteristics, main health problems and socio-environmental conditions. ...

We agree that to understand a health care organization it is necessary to know its culture, individual and collective styles, leadership, image, principles, etc. It is no less true that in order to understand the reason for the essence of the operation, it is necessary to resort to the general theory of systems, which I would say:...

It is fundamental when it comes to deepening the knowledge of health organizations, to know what it is and how the administration of an organization takes place. To administer and to do it well is basic and fundamental in the development of any organization or even we could say, in the development of any activity that we are going to carry out as individuals....

Human capital is a concept of the area of the economy that tries to analyze and define one of the factors of production, which does not depend exclusively on quantity, but will also depend on its quality. Therefore, when we refer to the concept of human capital, we are referring to something more than the group of people that makes up the organization....

A greater need for health care at lower economic levels leads to less real and effective access to health services. The impact of social inequalities is increasing in today's society, and unless policies succeed in reversing trends, they will continue to increase. ...

Addressing the allocation of economic resources means confronting the concepts of effectiveness, efficiency and effectiveness. Thus, effectiveness must be understood as the probability that a person in a specific population will benefit from the use of health services, whether they are technologies or services provided by professionals. In this concept, the benefit that technology brings to the resolution of the problems demanded must be included. Efficacy refers to ideal conditions that rarely occur due to the very nature of health problems....