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.
07/24/14 – Boston Globe
Article reports on a petition co-written by Professor Leemore Dafny that aims to block Partners HealthCare System’s planned takeovers of South Shore Hospital and Hallmark Health System, claiming it is unlikely to contain rising medical costs.
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.
06/15/14 – Chicago Tribune
Op-ed by Professor Brayden King and Northwestern professor Eszter Hargittai argues that although potential controversies may tempt companies to avoid social media, they should actually use it more to gain better control of their reputations.
06/06/14 – Speakers and panelists chart a path at this year’s MacEachern Symposium Full Story
05/27/14 – The Motley Fool
Article cites Kellogg research, which found that companies whose spending on corporate and social responsibility programs exceeds investor expectations tend to enjoy positive stock returns.
05/13/14 – Slate
Op-ed by Professor Adam Waytz about people’s ability to “see humanness on a spectrum” as technology has become more humanlike. His research on driverless cars found that the more humanlike the car was, the more people considered the car to be intelligent and trustworthy.
05/13/14 – WBEZ
Quotes Professor Liz Howard, who said, “This particular online initiative enables you to spread the word farther and gain donors and stakeholders from a broader, more diverse geographic area.”