BOSTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Harvard Business Review (HBR) and the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) today launched the Leading Health Care Innovation Insight Center, an eight-week online forum dedicated to helping leaders, managers, and other decision makers in health care improve patient outcomes and lower the cost of care.
“The collaborative publishing project between the Journal and the Harvard Business Review comes at a turning point in American health care”
The Insight Center runs from September 17 through November 15 and offers daily posts, peer-reviewed reports, and interactive content on topics such as leadership, strategy, organizational design, and talent management. Articles will examine specific tactics being applied in health care systems today to reduce costs and improve quality.
As part of the forum, Michael E. Porter, Harvard Business School professor and one of the world’s most respected thinkers on competitive strategy, and Thomas H. Lee, Chief Medical Officer of Press Ganey and former Network President and CEO for Partners Community HealthCare, Inc., will host a webinar on Sept. 24 at 12 p.m. ET to discuss their article from HBR’s October issue, “The Strategy That Will Fix Health Care.”
“We’re excited to partner with the New England Journal of Medicine to explore how managers and decision makers can transform health care around the world,” said Adi Ignatius, HBR Editor in Chief. “Our goal is to promote discussion among physicians, health care leaders, clinicians, and policymakers about value and innovation in health care.”
“The collaborative publishing project between the Journal and the Harvard Business Review comes at a turning point in American health care,” said Gregory D. Curfman, M.D., NEJM Executive Editor. “Never before have the interests of the health care community and the business community been better aligned.”
The Insight Center’s advisory board includes distinguished leaders from medicine, business, and academia, among them the CEOs of Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic, and Emory Healthcare.
Visit the Leading Health Care Innovation Insight Center at hbr.org/insights/healthcare or follow it on Twitter at @HBRhealth.
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About the New England Journal of Medicine
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM.org) is the world’s leading medical journal and website. NEJM publishes peer-reviewed research and interactive clinical content for physicians, educators and the global medical community. The New England Journal of Medicine is a publication of NEJM Group, a division of the Massachusetts Medical Society. For more information, please visit www.nejm.org.