From the monthly archives:

January 2009

Health Care Policy and Health Care Regulation – Dr. Robert Field

January 30, 2009

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r. Robert Field discusses the opportunity for health care reform, how to improve health care access and quality, and the future of the pharmaceutical industry.
Dr. Robert Field is Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Public Health at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. His expertise extends into [...]

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Personalized Medicine – Cancer and Chronic Disease – Dr. Michael Liebman

January 26, 2009

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r. Michael Liebman discusses an expanded approach to personalized medicine, resulting in a clinical decision support system to more effectively prevent and manage cancer and other chronic diseases.
The stratified approach includes mining masses of patient data to deliver actionable items, relating both to risk profiling and optimal testing. The [...]

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Ending Diabetes and Obesity Epidemics – Dr. David Katz

January 23, 2009

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a href=”http://www.davidkatzmd.com”>Dr. David Katz discusses solutions for ending the diabetes and obesity epidemics, including action steps for schools, physicians, government, communities, and individuals and families.
Dr. Katz has launched Nutrition Detectives, an exciting nutrition education program for elementary school children that is “Teaching Kids to Make Healthy Choices”. He has [...]

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Health Care Reform – Dr. Pauline Rosenau

January 22, 2009

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a href=”http://www.prosenau.com/”>Dr. Pauline Rosenau discusses health system reform, including an all-payer system, not-for-profit medical care, how to effectively reduce administrative costs, and the experiences of other countries. One important way forward is to ensure that elected officials are independent of special interests.
Dr. Pauline Rosenau is Professor of Management, Policy, [...]

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Democratic Enterprise – The New Economy – Dr. William Halal

January 21, 2009

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r. William Halal discusses democratic enterprise – reinventing the American economy by creating self-organizing distributed networks within corporations – as Google, Nokia, and Johnson & Johnson have done so successfully.
Dr. Halal discusses how to create a collaborative corporate community based on teams and internal self-organizing markets.
Dr. William Halal’s newest [...]

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Dr. Thomas Horan – Personal Health Records and Health IT

January 19, 2009

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Dr. Thomas Horan is Executive Director of the Claremont Information and Technology Institute and Associate Professor in the School of Information Systems and Technology at Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Horan works on a wide range of applied technology projects relating to transportation and health care.
Dr. Horan’s research interests include [...]

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Dr. Matthew Kiernan – Investing in a Sustainable World

January 12, 2009

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r. Matthew Kiernan is Chief Executive of Innovest Strategic Value Advisors and author of the recently released, Investing in a Sustainable World. Prior to founding Innovest, Dr. Kiernan served as Director of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development in Geneva. The Group served as Principal Business and Industry [...]

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