Marie Schulte-Bockum’s decision to work on co-op at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement was fueled by her appreciation of Germany’s universal healthcare system, which helped save her sister’s life.
Northeastern University sociologist Timothy Hoff has found that the healthcare system’s emphasis on efficiency and technology has made it much more transactional and impersonal.
A Northeastern report presents a comprehensive analysis of the Massachusetts Prevention and Wellness Trust, an alternative approach to supporting public healthcare activities that could serve as a national model.
At the biannual meeting of the National Science Foundation Center for Health Organizations Transformation, graduate students from professor James Benneyan’s Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute presented the results of interdisciplinary projects aimed at fixing the healthcare system.
As technology continues to become more integrated into everyday life, Northeastern’s School of Nursing in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences held a symposium Wednesday night to discuss how nurses … read more »
Professor James Benneyan’s team at the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute is starting to save healthcare systems millions of dollars by solving some of their most complex challenges.
A new program designed by Maria Dolce, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, aims to promote oral health care while preventing disease.
The Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute hosted the annual Healthcare Improvement Scholars Meeting earlier this week, convening fellows with expertise ranging from policy and management to patient safety and quality improvement.
Larry J. Merlo, president and CEO of CVS Caremark, said on Tuesday at Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum that the challenges presented by America’s rapidly evolving healthcare landscape will require novel solutions—particularly those rooted in pharmacy.
At the first Women Who Inspire panel, six distinguished female leaders in the medical industry shared their stories and advice with more than 75 Northeastern students, faculty, and staff, as … read more »
Professor Gary Young and his colleagues at Northeastern are the first in the nation to analyze hospitals’ community benefits practices, which are intimately linked with their tax-exempt status.
Law professor Michael Meltsner discusses the impact of a recent study that sought to determine the effect of allowing patients to review their doctors’ notes after a visit.