Applying Great Ideas for More Effective Practices
True health care leadership integrates the best new ideas with proven business methods to achieve real value: high-quality care our society needs at costs we can afford. In this environment, great health care is as much a consequence of insightful management as intelligent medical practice. That's why HBS pursues the most innovative research at the intersection of business and health care, looking at traditional business pursuits in biotechnology and medical devices while also including superior practices in care delivery, insurance, and public health.
Graduate health care programs must revamp their curricula to address the need for innovation. An HBR Education Article by HBS Professor Regina E. Herzlinger with Kevin A. Schulman and Vasant Kumar Ramaswamy.
HBS and HMS' Forum on Health Care Innovation has announced four finalists in its Health Acceleration Challenge, Bloodbuy, I-Pass, Medalogix and Twine. They will share $150,000 in prize money now, with an additional $50,000 going to a winner a year from now.
A set of documents have been produced from the content of alumni panels to serve as a career resource guide for these particular health care sectors. Topics covered included life sciences, health care finance, devices and diagnostics, and care delivery.
This fall, HBS Professor Tarun Khanna will co-teach an EdX course with Sue J. Goldie of the Harvard School of Public Health. This class will explore how entrepreneurship and innovation tackle complex health problems in emerging economies. To sign up, go to the site and login. Once you are logged in, click here to go to the course page to register.
First-of-its-kind HarvardX course will bring health care innovation to online audiences
World-renowned HBS professor Regina Herzlinger and two prominent guest instructors are teaching an introduction to innovation in health care ventures for those interested in entrepreneurial opportunities in health care technology, management, consulting, or investing. Read the Bloomberg article, watch the course trailer, then register for the course to learn from the godmother of consumer-driven health care.
New Video on Health Care Innovators
A new video featuring stories from alumni–Michael Schrader, MBA 2012; Nabihah Sachedina, MBA/MPP 2013; Fola Laoye, MBA 1999; and Stephane Bancel, MBA 2000-and faculty Richard Hamermesh and Rob Huckman making a difference in health care.
The inaugural work of Harvard Business School and Harvard Medical School's Forum on Health Care Innovation outlines 5 Imperatives to Addressing Health Care's Innovation Challenge.
HBS Health Care in the News
Bridging Health Care's Innovation-Education Gap - HBR (videos)
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