Healthcare Ideas at Work Articles
January 02, 2014
Prof. Ray Fisman argues that the expansion of Medicaid coverage is increasing ER visits, as many newly insured turn to emergency services rather than primary care.
December 17, 2013
“We’re very excited about this class,” said Vince Ponzo ’03, the director of the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center. “These budding entrepreneurs represent the breadth of expertise at Columbia University.
August 21, 2013
The article features research by Prof. Johnson that predicts consumers, who will select new health care plans under the Affordable Care Act, will have trouble selecting the most cost effective health care plans.
January 15, 2013
The article features research by Prof. Green that examines how physician shortages could be eliminated.
Doctor Shortage? What Doctor Shortage?
December 05, 2012
Industry practitioners, alumni, students, and staff and faculty members gathered together for the ninth annual Columbia Business School Healthcare Conference on November 30 in New York City.
March 01, 2012
In an article for the Wall Street Journal, Prof. Federgruen argues that government price controls are the primary reason for the decline in the number of suppliers, drug shortages in the US.
The Drug Shortage Debacle — And How to Fix It
November 07, 2011
Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat and Chrysler Group, and Brent James, MD, chief quality officer of Intermountain Healthcare, were honored on Wednesday, November 2, as recipients of Columbia Business School’s second annual Deming Cup awards.
March 11, 2011
Dean Hubbard, Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Finance and Economics, alongside John Cogan and Daniel Kessler, senior fellows at the Hoover Institution, argue that the assumption of cost shifting, that higher prices are charged by doctors and hospitals to recover losses from uncompensated care, is flawed.
ObamaCare and the Truth About Cost Shifting
December 06, 2010
Frank Lichtenberg, the Courtney C. Brown Professor of Business, is the recipient of Research!America's 2010 Garfield Economic Impact Award, which recognizes the outstanding work of economists who demonstrate how medical and health research impacts the economy.
August 16, 2010
Prof. Frank Lichtenberg comments on Lilly's future revenues upon patent expirations.
Lilly Faces Growing Financial Pressure
April 27, 2010
Prof. Lichtenberg's research on the effectiveness of imaging tests in preventing the spread of cancer in patients was featured in The Wall Street Journal.com.
Do More Imaging Tests Improve Cancer Outcomes?