“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 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 connects the HBS community — MBA students, alumni, faculty, staff, and Executive Education participants — to ideas, resources, and opportunities for collaboration that yield innovative models for health care practice.
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 a winner a year from now.
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.
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US health care has just received a critical wake-up call. Risk management tools used to handle normal disruptions are completely inadequate to quell a major catastrophe such as Ebola, says Gautam Mukunda. more
Gautam Mukunda is an assistant professor in the Organizational Behavior unit at Harvard Business School.
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