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Only those who can afford

September 11th, 2006

"Only those who can afford the results benefit from the research.

Surveys have increasingly found

September 11th, 2006

"Surveys have increasingly found that more Americans are worried about their health care costs than about losing their jobs, paying their mortgages, losing money in the stock market, or being victims of a terrorist attack."

In reality, there is no health care system

September 11th, 2006

"In reality, there is no health care system in the United States today."-Mayo Clinic Proceedings, April 2006

More than 80% of the children

September 11th, 2006

"More than 80% of the children and adults who are uninsured come from working families." -Karen Trotochaud, "Ethical Issues and Access to Healthcare," Journal of Infusion Nursing, 2006

By some measures, 30% of American

September 11th, 2006

"By some measures, 30% of American health spending is wasted." -The Economist, January 2006

In 2005 large U.S. employers

September 11th, 2006

"In 2005 large U.S. employers spent an average of almost $7,400 per head on health care benefits." -Kenneth Sperling, "The Employer's Role in Reforming the U.S.

Change has never been

September 11th, 2006

"Change has never been a core competency in health care." - "Overcoming Barriers to Electronic Health Record Adoption," Healthcare Financial Management Association, February 2006

Without integrating the self-management

September 11th, 2006

"Without integrating the self-management of the family, no system of chronic care can be either economically or medically successful."-Donald Kemper, Chairman & CEO, Healthwise, Inc.

Yale School of Management Launches Innovative New MBA Curriculum

September 5th, 2006

New Haven, Conn., September 5, 2006 – The Yale School of Management today introduces an innovative MBA curriculum that replaces courses in finance, marketing, and other subjects that have been the mainstay of business education for the last 50 years with multidisciplinary courses that cut across functional boundaries to provide management education in a richer, more relevant context. Yale's new approach aligns the way management is taught with the way managers operate every day and challenges students to shape their career goals around their personal values and aspirations. The 208 students of the Class of 2008 begin the new courses today, the start of the 2006-2007 academic term.

Update IX: Mentoring Program

August 22nd, 2006

The Yale SOM curriculum is tailored to the interests of individual students through the newly developed Mentoring Program.