Kellogg School of Management
Health Enterprise Management
Professor Leemore Dafny
Professor Leemore Dafny  Photo © Nathan Mandell

HEMA Alumni Newsletter April 2011

HEMA offers more healthcare courses at Kellogg

Several new classes will be offered this year, including two five-week courses taught by alums.

David Artz

Healthcare Information Technology is a five-week course taught by David Artz ’99. Artz is the medical director of information systems and chief medical information officer of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and an associate professor in the institution’s department of medicine. Before joining Sloan-Kettering, he was the medical director of information services at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and a physician at the Feinberg School of Medicine.


Bruce Boissonnault

Healthcare Quality will also be taught by an alum. Bruce Boissonnault ’85 is the founding and current president and CEO of the nonprofit Niagara Health Quality Coalition. He is also the president of the Alliance for Quality Health Care, a collaboration of more than 2,000 business, healthcare, insurance and government leaders, which publishes the New York State Hospital Quality Report Card. Boissonnault has held executive positions with such organizations as The Walt Disney Company, The May Department Stores Company and Price Waterhouse.

A full 10-week course on Healthcare Strategy will be offered by Leemore Dafny. Dafny is an associate professor of management and strategy and of health enterprise management whose research focuses on competition in healthcare markets and health insurance marketplace. Dafny has been a consultant for McKinsey and Co. and on anti-trust issues and on healthcare policy reform. She is a faculty fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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