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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.

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The Nursing Shift

Feature | August 22, 2008

A queuing model for nurse staffing can cut costs and improve patient care.

Topics: Healthcare, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

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.

Topics: Marketing, Healthcare, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

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.

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

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.

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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.

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

A Just-In-Time Approach to Medical Care

Feature | January 18, 2007

A mathematical model helps doctors offer every patient a same-day appointment.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Healthcare, Operations | Read Article

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.

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Global-to-Global Marketing

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.

Topics: Healthcare, Marketing, World Business | Read Article

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.

Topics: Healthcare, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

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