Research & Opinion
Insurance coverage has taken center stage in health care reform conversations, but another big change is also a hot topic in the industry: electronic medical records. The recent stimulus bill earmarked $20 billion for health care IT. Many argue it's key to improving health care, but others are hesistant to start using new technologies.
Is there a more challenging industry for data management than health care? After more than 20 years experience analyzing medical care management and outcomes, Kristie Loescher thinks not.
Four researchers have turned the health care model on its head in order to identify ways to make medical treatment more effective and efficient. Is their approach, which would require significant behavior changes on the part of both patients and health care providers, feasible?
Is the iPhone or the Android better for you? It's a popular consumer question that considers datapoints such as: Which platform does multitasking best? Which has better applications? You likely have a list of reasons why one is the best choice.
Eleven McCombs School faculty will be honored by their peers at the McCombs Teaching and Research Awards luncheon on May 4. Congratulations to these outstanding faculty members for their contributions to McCombs.
Health care delivery problems are tough ones where conflicting issues of access, cost and quality come together for all to see. Many people can’t get health care, when they do get it, it always seems to cost a lot, and even the clinicians who deliver health care are unsure about its quality.
This debate was co-hosted by Net Impact's UT Undergraduate Chapter and Professional Chapter. A big thank you to Net Impact, Senior Lecturer of Management John Doggett and Distinguished Senior Lecturer of Finance Jim Nolen for letting us film and share their insights.
If you listen to certain politicians and talking heads you might get the impression that the federal fiscal sky is falling. Unfortunately, unlike Chicken Little, they may be right.
People are not always rational. In fact, more often than not they are completely irrational. That was the basic premise behind a presentation by Assistant Finance Professor Bing Han, titled "Prospect Theory and Applications in Finance." Han gave the presentation March 23 as part of the Faculty Research Presentation Series.