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Living Longer and Prospering, for Less
Feature | June 25, 2009
New drugs and medical procedures account for much of the increase in the longevity of Americans — and haven’t increased the cost of care.
The Nursing Shift
Feature | August 22, 2008
A queuing model for nurse staffing can cut costs and improve patient care.
Subset-Conjunctive Rules for Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Research Brief | July 23, 2008
A simple set of related rules can help doctors diagnose breast cancer using a less invasive type of biopsy.
Why Do Dancers Smoke?
Feature | December 19, 2007
From the Archive, December 2007: Using smoking as a proxy for time preference may help explain why some workers invest more in career development than others.
A New Way of Educating Our Future Healthcare Leaders
Viewpoints | February 06, 2007
Cliff Cramer, who directs the School’s new Program in Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management, explains how a multidisciplinary business education can help mend an increasingly convoluted and flawed industry.
New York City’s Trans Fat Ban
Viewpoints | January 18, 2007
Nachum Sicherman, who has researched cost-benefit analysis in medical decision making, delves into the economic angles of the city’s controversial public health regulation.
A Just-In-Time Approach to Medical Care
Feature | January 18, 2007
A mathematical model helps doctors offer every patient a same-day appointment.
Making Health Care Markets Work
Viewpoints | April 25, 2006
Dean Glenn Hubbard explains five reforms to the U.S. health care system that may save as much as $60 billion a year while extending coverage and increasing consumer choice.
Viewpoints | February 22, 2006
In the future, global companies will do more and more business with other global companies. G2G is a different game from B2B. Noel Capon explains how to make the shift.
Managing supply chain risk
Viewpoints | June 15, 2005
Traditional supply chain models emphasize the benefits of consolidating production. But as Awi Federgruen explains, the recent flu vaccine crisis illustrates the risks of relying too heavily on a single supplier.
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