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.
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.
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.
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.