Who should attend
Business leaders, healthcare leaders, and life-long learners curious about the impacts of healthcare on business
About the course
Take a front row seat to Yale faculty discussions on pressing topics related to Healthcare
Changes in the healthcare industry and in public health have become integral to both our personal lives and professional work. New research and cutting-edge findings can impact organizations even if they are outside the healthcare sector.
Stay on top of healthcare and public health news with Yale faculty and experts as they discuss urgent, pressing issues in the Yale Executive Education series, Healthcare Perspectives.
Join Yale Professor Howard Forman as he explores current topics in healthcare that impact business as a whole. Topics may include healthcare law, operations, public health, and government policy. Explore the different sides of current healthcare policy debates and expectations for how policy will impact business. Discover how business leadership impacts the evolution of healthcare in the United States.
Come away with a firm grasp of how current events in the healthcare industry impact business decisions and new professional connections in the healthcare field.
What to Expect
- Discover how current events in the healthcare industry impact business decisions
- Explore the different sides of current healthcare policy debates and expectations and how they will impact business
- Learn how business leadership impacts the evolution of healthcare in the United States
- Make new professional connections within the healthcare industry
Every week Yale faculty will convene with participants to discuss developments in healthcare policy and the corresponding impact on public and private sector organizations. The first three topics include:
Pharmaceutical Industry: Current Challenges and Opportunities - Professor Howard Forman will provide participants with a broad overview of the landscape of the pharmaceutical industry, exposing participants to the approval process for drugs/biologics/generics and the challenges facing the industry, government & private payers & the FDA.
Medicare - Professor Forman will expose participants to the current state of Medicare, discussing financing and other challenges such as its impact on healthcare delivery.
Value-Based and Patient-Centered Healthcare - Professor Forman will lead a conversation with Rahul Rajkumar, Chief Operating Officer of Optum Care, leveraging Dr. Rajkumar's lengthy experience working for government and private firms to find more effective ways to pay for healthcare.
For the second half of the program, possible topics include investing in life sciences, federally qualified health centers, and disparities in maternal care.
Professor Forman is a Professor of Diagnostic Radiology (and Vice Chair for Finance), Public Health (Health Policy), Economics and Management. Professor Forman directs the healthcare management program in the Yale School of Public Health and teaches healthcare economics in the Yale College Econo...
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