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Unlike the application of technology in other fields

September 7th, 2005

"Unlike the application of technology in other fields, changes in healthcare technology have increased the cost of care by allowing us to do more for more people." - Donald W. Seymour, Futurescan 2005

In a 2004 poll, only 6 out of 10 Americans

September 7th, 2005

"In a 2004 poll, only 6 out of 10 Americans said that our healthcare system was meeting their needs and the needs of their families." - Donald W. Seymour, Futurescan 2005

According to David Bates

September 7th, 2005

A study from a clinical research centre at Dartmouth College

September 7th, 2005

"A study from a clinical research centre at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire...

Access to a waiting list is not access to health care

September 7th, 2005

"Access to a waiting list is not access to health care."

It is time to abandon the myth

September 7th, 2005

"It is time to abandon the myth that we can afford to do everything we may be capable of doing for every patient." -William L. Kissick, MD, DrPH Medicine's Dilemmas

Health care competition

September 7th, 2005

"Health care competition...has become zero sum...Costs are shifted from the payer to the patient, from the health plan to the hospital, from the hospital to the physician, from the insured to the uninsured and so on.

Cost-effective health care requires

September 7th, 2005

"Cost-effective health care requires the informed and intensive collaboration of medicine and management. Unfortunately they tend to view the health-care enterprise very differently."

Shyam Sunder to Head American Accounting Association

September 1st, 2005

This is a three-year appointment to the Association's Executive Committee. His post as president begins in August 2006.

Joel Podolny Profiled in the New Haven Register

September 1st, 2005

The New Haven Register ran a profile of Joel Podolny as the new dean of SOM. The piece outlined his background and plans for the school.

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