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Healthcare Management

INSEAD research and contributions to the health sector.

The Healthcare Management Initiative at INSEAD was founded on the belief that many of the systemic challenges of the healthcare industry globally can benefit from the application of principles that stem from rigorous, evidence-based thought leadership.

INSEAD research and contributions to the health sector.

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Operations

A Better Way to Design Clinical Trials

Stephen E. Chick

A new type of trial design can help the healthcare industry bring beneficial therapies to patients sooner and stop researching inferior ones earlier.

Entrepreneurship

From Inequality to Immortality

Pushan Dutt

A burgeoning industry promises to help the wealthy defeat the ultimate equaliser: Death.
7 comments

Operations

Improving the Accuracy of Hospital Rankings

Ville Satopää

Decision makers should never lose sight of reality when providing public ratings.

Entrepreneurship

A Pathway to Scale in Emerging Markets

Ridhima Aggarwal

Achieving both growth and broad-based consumer access hinges on funding and operations choices.

Operations

India’s Free Specialty Hospitals Combine Medicine With Mindfulness

Sunil Shenoy

How a pair of Indian hospitals have made no-cost surgery a sustainable healthcare paradigm.
18 comments

Marketing

Disrupting a Traditional Industry by Breaking its Rules

Joerg Niessing

An INSEAD alumnus takes on the global beverage business.
1 comment

Responsibility

The Drug Price Dilemma

N. Craig Smith

Are drug companies primarily responsible for patients or making money for shareholders?

Economics & Finance

What Really Matters Is Poverty, Not Income Inequality

P. Dutt, I.Tsetlin

Machine learning affords insight into what affects social and economic progress.
3 comments

Strategy

The Harmful Effects of Workplace Incivility

Quy Huy

Low-level unpleasantness in the workplace can have disastrous results – but managers can do something about it.
4 comments

Entrepreneurship

Longer, Better Lives in the Sharing Economy

Ninie Wang

Technology can turn the burden of long-term care into a new growth engine.
3 comments

Entrepreneurship

Beware of Capitalising on Fear

Jeeva Somasundaram

Demand for direct-to-consumer genetic and medical testing is largely based on unfounded anxieties.

Leadership & Organisations

Eco-therapy: The Walking and Talking Cure

Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries

Urbanisation and today’s “digital” lifestyle promotes stress and a sense of alienation. Does nature hold the key to our inner peace and development?
4 comments

Entrepreneurship

Empowering Patients with Chronic Disease Self-Management

Kyle J. Rose

Managing chronic diseases can be an exhausting and, at times, demoralising experience. Combining personalised software and connected devices can ease the burden and provide motivation.

Leadership & Organisations

The Medical Risks of Increasing Business Travel

S. Hasija, G. Hilary, G. Jakubowski

With more employees travelling than ever before, are organisations covering all the risks facing their executives on the road?
4 comments

Economics & Finance

Fighting Inequality Starts with Early Childhood Development

Kaisa Snellman

Income inequality may have the greatest impact on society’s most vulnerable: very young children. Without addressing early childhood development, efforts to close class gaps may fall short.
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