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Putting the Brakes on Collateral Liquidations

Feature | July 28, 2009

How can creditors protect themselves when a financial institution defaults?

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Risk Management, Healthcare, Strategy | Read Article

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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