Health Care

It's the 20th anniversary of the report by the Institute of Medicine that uncovered up to 100,000 people were dying annually from preventable medical errors. Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship Margaret Luciano explains why it's still more dangerous two decades later to get a medical procedure than to go sky diving.

Former U.S. Surgeon General and chief of health innovations at Canyon Ranch Richard Carmona MD, PMH, FACS spoke on current health issues and the importance of the supply chain in improving organizational performance and clinical practice.

Wyatt Decker, MD, CEO of Mayo Clinic Arizona, will be the featured speaker at the Economic Club of Phoenix luncheon on Tuesday, Jan. 15, presented by Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business.

New research shows that investing in mechanisms to align physician incentives with medical facility incentives saves money.

When do discoveries stop being headlines and start being a product on the shelf available for purchase? The short answer, according to John Marchica, faculty associate in the W. P. Carey School of Business and the College of Health Solutions, is approximately 10 years. If, that is, the discovery truly has merit and can be readily applied as some kind of healthful solution.