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?
Global Moot Corp, taking place May 6-8 at The University of Texas at Austin, has been called "The Super Bowl of world business plan competitions." Starting this year, it will be accompanied by the inaugural Venture Week, what organizers hope will become the "South By Southwest" of entrepreneurship conferences.
The biggest change in marketing has been the shift from “push marketing” to more of a conversation with customers.
From the UT Office of Sustainability As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on Thursday, April 22, the new UT-Austin Office of Sustainability (housed within University Operations) is pleased to announce the launch of its website. The Office will use the site to connect our faculty, staff, and students to the many things UT Austin is already doing operationally that exemplify our pursuit of sustainability on campus.
Sheridan Titman, professor of finance at McCombs and executive director of the Energy Management and Innovation Center, moderated "Recent Developments in the Natural Gas Market" at the Spring 2010 Energy Forum earlier this month.
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.
This week's Notesworthy is a video blog update on the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, a bridge between the university and the greater community—an advanced meeting ground for the exchange of knowledge and understanding.
In 2001, Goldman Sachs predicted that Brazil, Russia, India and China (labeled the BRICs) would dominate global economic markets in the 21st century. Based on those countries' economic and polictical conditions at the time, the notion seemed highly unlikely.
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.