Experienced as a Health Economist, Health Planner and, Health
Manager in the Ministry of Health and Health Care in Jordan.
Specialized experiences includes: Economist and Planner in
hospital and health care facilities, Educator at major Jordanian Universities and
colleges; Patient care management/services First line administrator;
Operational and long-range strategic planning; Continuous quality improvement;
Staff training and development; Cost reduction management; Managed care; union
contract negotiations; and, community relations.
Expert as a team leader of Self Evaluation Document (SED)
affiliated with (QAA, and NCAAA) and Self-Evaluation Report (SER) affiliated
with (ACCSB) in promoting excellence in Higher Education Programs: such as in
the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Business Administration, Department of
Accounting, and the Department of Banking and Finance.
Working with medical and administrative staff; team development;
vertical integration with network patterns; Problem-solving; implementing
change; cost reduction; and, community relations.
Teaching in public and private universities, Community Medicine
Departments, in Medical Colleges and Universities: Medical Ethics, Health
Economics, Health Financial Management, Health Services Management, Hospital
Administration, Health Planning, and Computer Applications in Health Fields, Health
Informatics, Medical Informatics, Health Information Systems, e-health,
Comparative Health Systems, and Biostatistics.
Rawabdeh has been a member of the Department of Public Administration since
September 2017. He is a nationally prominent health services researcher, best
known for his studies of access to various forms of Health economics, health
planning, and management. In addition to his major role of teaching and
training medical and non-medical students in a variety of disciplines (both at
undergraduate and postgraduate levels), Dr. Rawabdeh coordinates the overall
quality assurance and accreditation programs employed within the institutional
and academic Programs in the College of Medicine at King Faisal University. He
is experienced as a team leader of Self Evaluation Document (SED) (both at
national and international levels) affiliated with (QAA, and NCAAA) and
Self-Evaluation Report (SER) affiliated with (ACCSB) in promoting excellence in
Higher Education Programs: such as in the Faculty of Medicine, Department of
Business Administration, Department of Accounting, and the Department of
Banking and Finance.
years, much of his work has focused on e-health and the health quality
assurance. Between 2001 and 2007, he served as Principal Investigator for six
major surveys examining health insurance circumstances, Health care cost
containment Strategies, and Healthcare system privatization in Jordan, wastes
in the Jordanian health care system, e-health trend plan for the Jordanian
health care subsystem, and policy and health in Jordan. Dr. Rawabdeh has
published widely, including articles in such prominent journals as The
International Journal of Health Planning and Management, and The
International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, Arab Journal of
Administration, and The International Journal of Public and Private Partnership.
2010, he is serving as a principal reviewer in indexed journals:
International Journal of Health Planning and Management. The
International Journal of Health Planning and Management: ISSN
1099-1751, John Wiley, and Sons, Intl Limited. 2012 (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/jornal/10.1002/(ISSN)1099-1751). International Journal of
Management and Business Studies, 2010. (www.interesjournals.org/JRIBM).
Governance: An International Journal, Emerald, 2011. (http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=1477-7274).
Journal of The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome
Research, Value in Health: Translating Outcomes Research to Health Care
Decision. 2012. (http://www.ispor.org/valueinhealth_index.asp).
Abdulaziz University, Deanship of Scientific Research, 2010 till present.
Olympiad of Scientific Innovation, King Abdulaziz and his Companions Foundation
for Giftedness and Creativity, Dhahran, 2011.
current research includes an evaluation of Jordan's provider of hospitalservice
network, ongoing studies of e-health, electronic medical record system,
Telemedicine, Mobile health care; Study the characteristics of high-cost
hospital patients, and Virtual patient bank.
Subject(s) Of Major Teaching Responsibility: