Are You Sure You Want Single Payer – 08/21/17
Article explains how difficult it would be for Americans to transition to a single payer, “Medicare for all” system of healthcare, quoting Professor Craig Garthwaite on the changes one could expect on a system like this. “We would see a degradation in the customer-service side of health care.”
Crain’s Chicago Business
Coming soon to a strip mall near you: An MRI provider – 08/19/17
Article discusses the growth seen throughout the medical field in outpatient providers and “strip mall health care.” Professor Joel Shalowitz was quoted saying that hospitals should not be too concerned about this new competition.
CEOS now have the upper hand with Trump – 08/17/17
Article by Professor Nicholas Pearce discusses CEOs unique opportunity to leverage their collective influence for change in the Trump administration. These leaders have the power and responsibility to “inject the values of humanity, justice, and equity into the marketplace and into the public conversation.” Pearce is also quoted on this topic in NPR and Poets & Quants.
The Wall Street Journal
Investment in Heart Disease Treatments Slips in First Half – 08/14/17
Article takes a look at venture investment for heart-disease treatments, noting that first-half investment this year has been sizably less than previous years. However, many corporations still see opportunity in heart disease. Adjunct Lecturer Evan Norton mentions that “treatment of cardiovascular disease is a large and diverse market with huge opportunity for growth.”
Mistrust in America could sink the economy – 08/10/17
Article discusses that although mistrust is at an all time high in America, the business market is not doing badly. However, research from Professor Paola Sapienza shows that pairs of countries, such as Britain and France, whose populations say they distrust each other, have less bilateral trade and investment.