01/05/15 – The New York Times
Article cites a study by Professors David Dranove, Craig Garthwaite and Christopher Ody that found that hospitals responded to the 2008 market collapse not by cutting staff but by trimming back in other specific areas, including advanced medical records and less profitable services like those for substance use treatment or those provided in trauma centers.
10/20/14 – Chicago Tribune
Quotes Professor Leemore Dafny, who said that the measure isn't necessarily anti-competitive and that the concept of preferred networks for pharmacies has been a growing trend.
09/29/14 – Becker’s Hospital CFO
Quotes Professor Joel Shalowitz, who said that volume-related hospital metrics will continue to be important in assessing performance and profitability going forward, but which volumes have the most impact will change as healthcare providers focus on population health management.
Kentucky, Maryland Point to Benefits of State-Operated Health Marketplaces
09/08/14 – Bloomberg BNA
Article reports on the State-Based Health Insurance Exchanges forum sponsored by Kellogg. Quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite, who said, “We know that in states that did both the Medicaid expansion and exchanges, we saw the biggest declines in the rates of the uninsured.”
09/03/14 – Boston Globe
Quotes Professor Joel Shalowitz, who said that Berwick didn’t invent anything per se, but he highlighted the need for management techniques in the highly complex medical field.
09/01/14 – The New York Times
Article cites research by Professor Leemore Dafny that found that if United Healthcare, the nation’s largest insurer, had participated in exchanges, premiums would have been 5.4 percent lower.
08/21/14 – Chicago Tribune
Quotes Professor Leemore Dafny, who said that plans like the ones that IlliniCare will offer "are going to play heavily at the low end of the market, and frankly, that's where most people have been buying plans nationwide.”
08/19/14 – Daily Herald
Quotes Liz Livingston Howard, Kellogg’s director of nonprofit executive education, who said that the Ice Bucket Challenge creates “a dialogue that gets people to ask questions.”
08/19/14 – Huffington Post
Article lists b-schools that offer courses on social enterprise, impact investing or sustainability, including HBS, Wharton, Kellogg, Booth, Stern, Stanford, Columbia and Ross. Also mentions Kellogg’s Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge.
07/16/14 – Vox
Quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite, who said that pharmaceutical companies often are criticized when such important drugs are expensive, but “this is an actual innovation, and that is something that they should get a reward for.”
06/24/14 – Huffington Post
Article by Professor Jamie Jones offers advice based on her experience founding Impact Engine, an accelerator program that supports for-profit businesses with an integrated societal or environmental mission.