February 2018

  • 27 Feb 2018

    Harvard Business School’s Baker Library Adds Dr. Andrew F. Brimmer Papers To Its Special Collections

    BOSTON—The collected papers of Dr. Andrew F. Brimmer (1926-2012), the prominent economist, monetary policy expert, Federal Reserve governor, professor, advisor, and consultant, are now part of the permanent Special Collections at Harvard Business School’s Baker Library. A gift of Brimmer’s wife, Ms. Doris M.S. Brimmer, and their daughter, Dr. Esther Brimmer, this extensive collection of materials, comprising 275 linear feet (528 boxes), becomes available today for scholarly research. Read more.

    • 20 Feb 2018

      Electronic Health Records Don’t Reduce Administrative Costs

      DURHAM, NC and BOSTON – The federal government thought that the adoption of certified electronic health record systems (EHR) would help reduce administrative costs for physicians in a variety of specialties. However, a major new study conducted by researchers at Duke University and Harvard Business School and published in the Feb. 20, 2018, issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that this benefit has not been achieved. Read more.

    • 01 Feb 2018

      Harvard Business School Professor Emeritus Hugo Uyterhoeven Dies at 86

      Hugo E.R. Uyterhoeven (MBA 1957, DBA 1963), an expert on general management and a member of the Harvard Business School (HBS) faculty for more than 50 years who maintained a steadfast commitment to course development and teaching while also making a lasting mark as a talented administrator, died on Monday evening, Jan. 29, at a hospital in Melbourne, FL, near his home in Vero Beach. He was 86 years old. Read more.