Health Sector Management

  • Barak Richman: The Pharmaceutical Benefits Market is Changing

    Pharmaceutical benefit managers (PBMs) play an important but largely hidden role in administrating prescription drug benefits. They have profited immensely as intermediaries, obtaining fees from employers and insurers for administering benefits while receiving rebates from manufacturers for marketing their drugs. …

  • The HSM and HCC Experience

    The most important element of business school for me was a program that would help me gain the knowledge, network, and experience to succeed in the health care industry long-term.  By meeting that bar, the Health Sector Management (HSM) program …

  • Health Care Week in Cities: Boston

    At Fuqua, students travel to a variety of US cities during our fall break to visit companies within a specific industry. These trips allow students to experience the office culture at large firms as well as pioneering startups. It’s also …

  • Growing within the HSM family

    I cannot describe the intense emotions I felt when I saw my son’s eyes for the first time on July 18th, 2018. Four days later, when Fuqua’s HSM Bootcamp started, I quickly realized that the program would be a second …

  • Q&A with Steve Wolin, MBA ’96 of Optum

    Steve Wolin, MBA ’96Head of Corporate Strategy and Business AccelerationOptum Steven Wolin is a Fuqua alumnus and Head of Corporate Strategy and Business Acceleration at Optum.  He discusses the current health care landscape, including health care consumerism, health IT and …

  • A Week in DC: Uniting Policy and Business through HSM

    As someone whose eyes light up at the mere mention of health policy, I was excited to take the Management of Health System and Policy (“Week in DC”) course for a few reasons. Firstly, it was an integral portion of …

Why Fuqua was the Right Health Care MBA for Me

  Being 100% honest, I didn’t think I would have much choice in MBA programs. I would send my applications in, hope for the best, and get into one, maybe two programs. Going into the decision dates I didn’t have …

Why Fuqua, WEMBA, and HSM?

I first considered pursing an MBA about six years ago. Since then my career path has felt more like a moving target than a static roadmap. After deciding the timing was right for an MBA, I chose the Weekend Executive …