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EU enlargement-the influence on the EU health agenda 

Date: 1999 Author(s): Rosenmöller, Magda Document type: Non-refereed article Discussion on challenges around health and enlargement: important gaps exist between Member States and Candidate Countries concerning health status, health resources and management of health systems. Actions proposed to respond to these challenges include more involvement of candidate countries at the European level and ... More information

Evaluating the Impact of an Accountable Care Organization on Population Health: The Quasi-Experimental Design of the German Gesundes Kinzigtal 

Date: 06/2017 Author(s): Pimperl, Alexander; Schulte, Timo; Mühlbacher, Axel; Rosenmöller, Magda; et al. Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) A central goal of accountable care organizations (ACOs) is to improve the health of their accountable population. No evidence currently links ACO development to improved population health. A major challenge to establishing the evidence base for the impact of ACOs on population health is the absence of a theoretically grounded, ... More information

The Challenge of Better Health 

Date: 30/01/2014 Author(s): Interviewee(s): Taylor, Michael J. Document type: Interview (Video) The U.S. Affordable Care Act, often referred to as Obamacare, aims to support patient-centered primary care, which was a theme of IESE's 20th Healthcare Industry Meeting. The big challenge is the mismatch between what the providers are offering and what the consumers want, says Michael J. Taylor of Aon Hewitt, adding that consumers need to be educated ... More information

Big Data for Better Health 

Date: 28/11/2013 Author(s): Interviewee(s): Ohnemus, Peter Document type: Interview (Video) Dacadoo can give anyone a health score by taking their weight, height gender and age and wrapping it around data from their social life and mobility. Healthcare is about prevention and prevention can be achieved by making it visible and relevant. Apps on smartphones combined with biosensors will provide the big data in a digital world that is ... More information

Peter Orszag: The U.S. Health Policy 

Date: 15/12/2010 Author(s): Interviewee(s): Orszag, Peter Document type: Interview (Video) During the 2010 IESE Global Alumni Reunion, Peter Orszag, former White House budget director in Barack Obama's administration, discussed the U.S. economy, the health-care budget and the dichotomy of how to extend medical coverage but reduce costs. Having been particularly involved in fiscal reform and the long-awaited health-care overhaul, ... More information

Contextual Factors of Health Care Reform 

Date: 06/2006 Author(s): Rosenmöller, Magda Document type: Doctoral Thesis The thesis examines the contextual factors that influence health care reform, through the lens of the creation of a network of independent physicians in two countries, the Czech Republic and Estonia. These analyses are then used to develop the Policy Context Framework (PCF), an approach that allows contextual factors to be taken into account ... More information

Comparing non-fatal health across countries: Is the US medical system better? 

Date: 11/2003 Author(s): Cutler, D.M.; Mas, Núria Editor(s): PPSRC - Public-Private Sector Research Center Document type: Working Paper The primary focus of the paper is to assess whether the US, which spends significantly more than any other country in health care, has better health outcomes. It has long been clear that mortality as a whole is not better in the US than in other countries. We focus our analysis on the US performance for the treatment of non-fatal health ... More information Read related article

An Analysis of the United States Health Care System in the Managed Care Era 

Date: 09/2001 Author(s): Mas, Núria Supervisor(s): Hoxby, Caroline M.; Thesis advisor(s): Cutler, D.M. Document type: Doctoral Thesis My thesis revolves around two main topics: the first one encompasses the first two chapters of the thesis and it focuses on understanding how hospitals and individuals –be it doctors, or patients- strategically respond to incentives and regulation in the healthcare market. In the first chapter I analyze how hospitals adjust their provision of ... More information

Promoting Health: A Challenge for Science and Education 

Date: 18/06/2015 Author(s): Speaker(s): Fuster, Valentín Document type: Session (Video) Speaking at the IESE Miami Business Summit, Valentín Fuster warned that medical costs are set to rise exponentially as the world's population ages. New, innovative approaches to funding - and education - are urgently needed, he said, in the fight against these diseases. Get inspired! Subscribe to IESE's YouTube Channel: ... More information

Project INTEGRATE - A Common Methodological Approach to Understand Integrated Health Care in Europe 

Date: 15/12/2014 Author(s): Cash-Gibson, Lucinda; Rosenmöller, Magda Editor(s): CRHIM - Center for Research in Healthcare Innovation Management Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) The application and evaluation of the common methodological approach aim to distill and identify important elements for successful integrated care, in order to strengthen the evidence base for integrated care (by facilitating cross-context comparisons), increase the transferability of findings from highly context-specific to other settings and lead ... More information
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