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How Not to Issue an Ebola Quarantine

Viewpoints | December 17, 2014

The nurse in the Ebola quarantine flap is a reminder that it hurts when decisions go against us, but it hurts a lot more when you feel you’ve also been disrespected in the process.

Topics: Communications/Media, Healthcare, Leadership, Management, Public Policy | Read Article

Do Longer Hospital Stays Lead to Better Outcomes?

Feature | November 11, 2014

Extending hospital stays by just one day could save lives — and taxpayers’ money.

Topics: Data Analysis, Healthcare, Operations | Read Article

Biomedical R&D Today Increases Longevity Tomorrow

Feature | February 21, 2014

New research shows that greater spending on biomedical research reduces future mortality rates.

Topics: Data Analysis, Healthcare, Innovation, Public Policy | Read Article

Home Team Advantage

Feature | December 30, 2013

For nursing, hyperlocal knowledge and experience are keys to stellar teamwork — delivering better healthcare while shrinking costs.

Topics: Healthcare, Management, Operations, Organizations | Read Article

Maxing Out on Primary Care

Research Brief | November 27, 2013

The projected physician shortage can be averted by tapping non-physician medical staff and electronic communications.

Topics: Healthcare, Operations | Read Article

Choosing Health — and Wealth

Feature | November 07, 2013

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Decision Science, Healthcare, Marketing | Read Article

Observations from the Real World

Feature | November 07, 2013

A new statistical method provides a way to better approximate lab settings when analyzing data.

Topics: Data Analysis, Healthcare | Read Article

Making More Room in ICUs

Feature | January 31, 2011

From the Archive: A new decision model could help ICUs treat more patients without adding beds or sacrificing quality of care.

Topics: Healthcare, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

The Upside of the Sliding Scale

Feature | August 24, 2010

Rich and poor alike — even those who pay the highest prices — can be better off when pharmaceutical firms serve different markets at different rates.

Topics: Healthcare | Read Article

Taking Attendance with Teachers

Feature | May 20, 2010

New research shows just how much teacher absences hurt student achievement.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Business Economics and Public Policy, Organizations, Risk Management, Healthcare | Read Article

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