“We are moving toward global competition for health care services driven by high costs in the United States and the lack of access to care in countries with governmentally controlled systems.”
“With each new class comes a variety of opportunities around the case, which adds to the richness of the teaching and learning experience.”
“I selected courses that aligned with my new career interest and designed an independent project around personalizing care delivery and engaging patients in more meaningful ways.”
“I saw tremendous room for opportunity at the intersection of health and business. With my background in medicine and business, I knew I could contribute beyond the research lab and direct patient care.”
“The MBA degree is one of the few opportunities for me to combine my background in health policy, love of patient care, and passion for health systems improvement.”
“The combination of health care-specific courses and other more generally focused courses has provided a solid base for approaching the complicated issues involved in health care.”
“I wanted to transition away from a finance career path to taking on an operational role in health care, because I felt that I ultimately would be able to have a greater impact on patients and consumers at a health care company.”
“Through the Student-Alumni Mentor Program, I was paired with a Fortune 50 health care executive who offered me guidance throughout the year.”
“The second-year classes allowed me to delve deeper into health care and get to know several of the health care-focused faculty members.”
The Health Care Initiative at Harvard Business School connects MBA students, alumni, faculty, staff, and Executive Education participants to ideas, resources, and opportunities for collaboration that yield innovative models for health care practice.
Health care consumers won a significant victory when Massachusetts Suffolk County Superior Court Judge Janet Sanders blocked a settlement that would have allowed Partners HealthCare, the system that dominates the Boston area, to acquire three additional health care providers in eastern Massachusetts.
The Blavatnik Fellowship is seeking entrepreneurial HBS alumni who have graduated within the last seven years to foster the commercialization of biomedical innovation from laboratories throughout Harvard University. Fellows receive a $95,000 stipend for 12 months with extra resources for due diligence, market research, and licensing options. To apply, please download the application and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by the application deadline of March 5, 2015.
The Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM)
will host its annual competition on April 18, 2015 at the University of
Colorado Denver Business School. If you are a current HBS student interested in organizing a team, please email Frank Sutter at email@example.com by February 2, 2015.
The HBS–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 the winner a year from now.
First-of-its-kind HarvardX course will bring health care innovation to online audiences
World-renowned HBS Professor Regina E. 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, and then register for the course to learn from the godmother of consumer-driven health care.
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Thomas Feeley is on a quest to make payment procedures for cancer patients easier, hopefully less expensive, and in the process help change how health care is delivered in America. more
Thomas W. Feeley, M.D. is a Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School and the Helen Shafer Fly Distinguished Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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