To improve hospitals, doctors look to Toyota

For one, between health and engi­neering, “we are dif­ferent cul­tures, we have dif­ferent lan­guages, dif­ferent norms, dif­ferent lan­guages, dif­ferent incen­tives. Prob­ably the greatest chal­lenge in deploy­ment is part­nering,” said James […]

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How to protect a portfolio from losses

It is gen­er­ally much too expen­sive to buy put options as port­folio insur­ance. They drag down your returns during reg­ular times and they are far too expen­sive during bad times,” […]

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Are retailers destroying Black Friday?

Stores want to open first for good reason, says Yakov Bart, a mar­keting pro­fessor at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in Boston. “Most shop­pers’ spending is likely to be done in the first one […]

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Vocational high school programs an option for teens

Once con­sid­ered by some as a dumping ground for under­achieving students, vocational pro­grams at some public high schools offer many more oppor­tu­ni­ties than those of yes­ter­year. “Nowa­days it is com­pletely different,” […]

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U.S. isn’t done with Ebola

Through a col­lab­o­ra­tion with North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, the ISI Foun­da­tion, and others, researchers have built a model to pre­dict the pro­gres­sion of the dis­ease in West Africa, if the dis­ease continues […]

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