Health Sector Management

  • WIC Philadelphia

    Student Driven Initiative to Explore Healthcare in Philadelphia

    When I arrived on campus in late summer 2015, I had an endless stream of questions that I did not hesitate to direct to anyone and everyone in my line of site. Luckily, there is no shortage of people willing …

  • On Wednesday, January 7, 2015, VA Secretary Bob McDonald met with medical students for Duke University to encourage recruitment into the VA medical system. VA photo by Robert Turtil.

    Q&A with Secretary Robert McDonald of US Department of Veterans Affairs

    Secretary Robert McDonald US Department of Veterans Affairs What do you wish you knew at the start of your career that took years to understand? My career started the day I matriculated as a new cadet at the United States …

  • George Barrett Cardinal Health

    Q&A with George Barrett of Cardinal Health

    George Barrett Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Cardinal Health, Inc. What is the biggest challenge in healthcare today, from your perspective? We are a healthcare system going through a major transition. It is going to take time. It is going …

  • steptoe oshea med serve presentation

    MedServe: Leveraging HSM Degrees for Good in North Carolina

    We will both tell you that we are clinicians first – having come to Fuqua in the middle of medical school specifically for its HSM program. Stepping away from clinical care for 2 years (and working through all the resulting …

  • pharma - DR research

    David Ridley: How Drug Market Share Varies with Entry Timing and Advertising

    Fuqua professor and HSM Faculty Director David Ridley, along with coauthor Stephane Régnier, estimated how a drug’s peak market share depends on its promotional spending, its order of entry into the market, and its time to the market relative to …

  • PU value symmetry

    Peter Ubel: Using Copays to Promote High Value Care, Discourage Low Value Care

    HSM and Fuqua School of Business professor Peter Ubel discusses the impact of a system that determines out-of-pocket expenses for patients based not on the cost of care, but on its value, defined as “healthcare outcomes achieved per dollar spent.”¹ …

Q&A with Blake Long, MBA ’15 of Mosaic Health Solutions

Blake Long, MD, MBA ’15 HSM ‘16 (expected) Chief Clinical Officer Mosaic Health Solutions Name a health care company you think is doing exciting work, and why? IBM Watson is not thought of as a health care company, but it …

Duke University Hospital Experiential Learning Program: A Strategic Recommendation for a Clinic Expansion

Duke North Hospital

During the summer after my First Year at Fuqua, I interned at a major biotechnology firm where I was tasked to develop a pricing strategy for an established drug to ensure continued access. Having been in the medical device and …