The Health Enterprise Management Newsletter
Could the key to reducing premiums on insurance exchanges be encouraging competition? Recent research by Kellogg professors suggests that might be the case. Read more at Kellogg Insight: http://kell.gg/1qNpSwH
What is the role of the physician in the changing world of healthcare?
2014 MacEachern Symposium
Each year, Kellogg School of Management’s Health Enterprise Management program convenes a group of health care experts for the MacEachern Symposium. The annual MacEachern Symposium features distinguished speakers and business leaders from around the nation to discuss the most pressing issues in the healthcare industry. This year the 2014 Annual MacEachern Symposium focused on "The Future of the Physician" and featured a keynote address from Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel (pictured). Read about the 2014 MacEachern Symposium.
Kevin J. Counihan '02 (right) was chosen by Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy as the State’s Health Insurance Exchange Chief Executive Officer in July 2012. Mr. Counihan has over 30 years’ experience in the health care and insurance exchange industries. Prior to his Connecticut appointment, he held the position of President of CHOICE Administrators in California, a private health insurance exchange that serves 10,000 employer groups and their members, as well as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for the Commonwealth of MA Health Insurance Connector Authority (also known as the MA Health Connector). Prior to that position, Kevin was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Tufts Health Plan of Massachusetts from 1993 to 2005. He also served as regional Vice President for Cigna Corp. in Bloomfield, and has worked as an adjunct professor of health policy at Northeastern University since 2009.
Mr. Counihan holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and an MBA in finance and marketing from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Professor Joel Shalowitz and Colin Flood ’13 (left) at the Pediatric Academic Society meeting in Vancouver on May 6. Colin was presenting a poster on pediatric use of emergency rooms by vulnerable families.
Symposium: State-Based Health Insurance Exchanges—The Way Forward
Who should attend?
Thursday, September 4, 2014
For more information, visit the website.
Business of Healthcare Conference
“Partnering for Success: Innovative Opportunities for Tomorrow’s Healthcare”
Registration and details to follow
Call for News
In future newsletters, we would like to announce milestones in the careers of our alumni. If you have any information you would like to share with your alums, please send an email to Julie Gertz.