On June 4, 2012 the quarterly Journal Club Meeting took place at the James Allen Center on the Evanston Campus. A wrap-up of the event is now available.
Kellogg INSIGHT, June 2012: Special issue on healthcare and medicine features work by many of the faculty associated with the HEMA Program.
If you missed the 2012 MacEachern Symposium or would like to review the presentations, a summary of the event is now available.
We are proud to post our most recent Profile Book, which highlights students’ diversity of personal backgrounds, academic interests and professional goals.
On March 28, 2012 the 3rd Journal Club Meeting took place at the James Allen Center on the Evanston Campus. A wrap-up of the event and photos are now available.
New Standard for professional development.
Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) partners with Kellogg Health Enterprise Management Program. The Institute’s inaugural event will take place July 12 - 15, 2012 at Northwestern University’s Evanston, IL campus. This one-time, invitation-only event (information at acr.org/RLI)
Read about the inaugural HEMA Journal Club 06/01/2011
HEMA Newsletter Spring 2011 Issue is here.
"An Unhealthy Market for Competition" Health insurance companies in the U.S., not consumers, control the market. Based on research of Professor Leemore S. Dafny
10 Best Entrepreneurship Courses 2011 - Inc. Magazine
NUvention Medical Innovation Course-submitted
06/11 PwC's report, titled "The New Gold Rush" states that nearly one in three American adults have worked, now work or would like to work in healthcare. Jobs in healthcare increased 65% between 1990 and 2009, while the rest of the workforce increased 16% over the same time period. In fact, 75% of Fortune 50 companies are either in the health industry or have health divisions, according to PwC's U.S division. "The booming health market is driving a surge of activity from companies looking to mine opportunities for growth, differentiation and jobs," the report states."
5/31/11 A New Way to Measure Hospital Performance
NYT: The Opinion Page: (May 31) Prof. Joel Shalowitz responds. see article below.
“Medicare Plan for Payments Irks Hospitals"
04/30/11 Kellogg hosted the first annual MBA Health Services Case Competition.
Genzyme: The Synvisc-One Investment Decision
Timothy Calkins; Executives at biotechnology firm Genzyme are debating funding a clinical trial for a new version of a medical device called Synvisc. The trial is expensive and the odds of success are not high, but the upside is substantial. The case presents a common...published 2010.
11/16/09 Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are scheduled on May 4 to serve as co-keynote speakers at the 2010 BIO International Convention in Chicago. Former Vice President Al Gore is also expected to deliver a keynote speech on May 5 at the three-day conference, which is expected to attract more than 15,000 industry executives. Read more
10/30/09 The 2009 MacEachern Symposium was a big success. Attended by close to a hundred faculty, students and alums, this year's symposium focused on the role of government in health and technology innovation. The MacEachern lecture was delivered by Joseph Newhouse. Other eminent speakers that day were Allan Detsky, Herbert Meltzer, and Robert Honigberg. The luncheon forecasting panel was moderated by Dave Burda. Read more
10/22/09 Professor David Dranove was interviewed by CBS 2 Chicago on his views about the current health insurance policy. Read the article: Insurers Use 'Trigger List' To Deny Medical Plans
9/28/09 Professors David Dranove and Leemore Dafny, and former Kellogg Professor Cory Capps, have been awarded a grant by the Alberta Health Service to study and help redesign how Alberta purchases surgical services. Other Canadian provinces have expressed a strong interest in the results of the study, which is due to be completed before the end of the year.
9/5/09 Professor Leemore Dafny was featured in a Bloomberg article, "Government Health Plan May Fall Short in Spurring Competition."
09/2009 Congratulations to this year's recipients of the Merv Shalowitz Doctoral Fellowship: Yang Zhang, Bingxiao Wu, Kane Sweeney, Vanessa Pouthier and Kathryn Heinze.
5/12/09 Chest Case Competition "Team Pulmo" won the first prize and walked away with $15,000 in the final round of the CHEST Foundation Case Competition, held May 12. The team included Zsolt Abonyi ’09, Scott Shurtliff ’09, Susan Bortz ’10, and McCormick student Wendy Yip. Read more
1/06/09 Healthcare and Biotechnology Speaker Series presents Marin Gjaja, partner and managing partner of BCG Chicago. His topic is:Obama Healthcare: What may change, and what might it do to the Healthcare Industry?
12/11/08 Kellogg biotechnology competition draws global interest New faculty-designed case is academic centerpiece for Biotech & Healthcare contest, which marks its fifth year by attracting scholars from top schools worldwide
10/31/08 21st Malcolm L. MacEachern Symposium featured speakers are: NBC's Chief Science Correspondent - Robert Bazell; Tony Clement, Minister of Health, Government of Canada; Malcolm MacEachern Memorial Address - Professor Mark Pauly, Wharton School of Business are just a few of the prominent speakers at this year's event.
10/13/08 The Annual Biotech and Health Case Competition sponsored by Genzyme. Through partnerships such as the CHEST Foundation Case Competition, Genzyme Corporation as well as the Global Health Initiative, we are finding innovative ways to use business models to improve the health of populations worldwide. Find out more about Health Enterprise Management’s partnerships with the Social Enterprise at Kellogg (SEEK) program and the Marketing Department.
9/19/2008 Second Annual Social Entrepreneurship in Healthcare Competition The Carol and Larry Levy Social Entrepreneurship at Kellogg is partnering with the CHEST Foundation to sponsor a business plan competition. The competition will promote the development of practical business models that address the problems caused by smoking in developing nations.
The Healthcare and Biotechnology Club was among the co-sponsors
of the CHEST Foundation Case Competition. Read more in the
and medicine come together as Kellogg team helps beat asthma
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book In Code Red, Prof. David Dranove offers market-based
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healthcare conference touts personalized medicine Experts
discuss benefits, ethics of ‘made to order’