Through Northeastern’s population health doctoral program, Cassidy Griffin combines her doctoral studies with research at MEDITECH, a Massachusetts-based health information company. In so doing, she is learning how to conduct both discovery– and innovation-driven research on how population health and data analytics can help organizations improve efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare delivery.
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.
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.
Law professor Brook Baker, a featured speaker at the upcoming 2012 International AIDS Conference, evaluates how the global community is faring in the battle against AIDS.