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Duke University Hospital Experiential Learning Practicum: New Perspectives on Primary Care

Before coming to Fuqua, I worked as a strategy and operations consultant and advised pharma and payer companies. My interactions with healthcare industry clients inspired me to pursue the Health Sector Management (HSM) Certificate at Fuqua, but after just a … Continue reading

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The HSM Journey: An international health care professional’s perspective of the first year MBA

After working with an Israeli medical devices Startup Company and negotiating several due diligence processes with top US corporations, I gained preliminary exposure to the US health care arena.  This experience triggered my decision to explore the US healthcare industry … Continue reading

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FCCP Project: Real World Client Experience Helping a Regional Medical Center

As an applicant to business schools in the fall of 2012, I knew that I wanted to pursue a career in healthcare consulting.  I worked in clinic administration for an academic medical center where I found my passion for discovering … Continue reading

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HSM Highlights of Fall 1 and 2

Fall Terms 1 and 2 were a busy and exciting time in the Health Sector Management (HSM) program, with weekly academic seminars, the November healthcare conference, and the December Town Hall meeting. These events kept us busy, engaged, and constantly learning. Each … Continue reading

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Week in DC: An eye-opening experience into the healthcare arena

This was my first HSM course and what an amazing start!  This week in DC course set high expectations and exceeded them all!  The diversity of speakers encompassed a wide range of healthcare leaders.  From being able to sit and … Continue reading

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Week in DC: Additional insight into pharma/biotech industries

Our guest speaker from Breakaway Policy Strategies provided additional insight into the pharma/biotech industries and how drug costs, marketing efforts, and FDA activities are impacting the bio-pharma/med device landscape.  Some areas of interest included: Although prescription drug costs get a … Continue reading

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Week in DC: Controlling the cost of healthcare

Loren Adler, a Research Director from the bipartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, discussed one of the week’s recurring themes, talking about the rising proportion of US GDP consumed by healthcare spend over the past 4 decades (currently 20%) … Continue reading

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Week in DC: Exposure to all aspects of healthcare policy

The “Week in DC” exposes students to all aspects of healthcare policy, governmental as well as corporate influences and the general power structure that influences the execution of medical care in the United States. For those who have been practicing … Continue reading

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Week in DC: Great insight into the healthcare industry as a whole

As a future Medtronic employee, I was excited to the Vice President of Government Affairs for Medtronic on the agenda for the Week in DC trip.  He is responsible for understanding the health policies within the United States and globally. … Continue reading

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Week in DC: A great way to hear about healthcare reform

I was delighted to have the chance to hear from the Vice President of Policy and Regulatory Affairs for America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) speak during my Week In DC trip as part of Fuqua’s Health Policy Class.  I am … Continue reading

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