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Outside the emergency unit of Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, N.J. | Reuters/Eduardo Munoz
October 27, 2014
FortuneWriting in Fortune, Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer outlines the dismal future of America's health insurance providers.

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Riders for Health on motorbikes
September 19, 2013
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A Team of Researchers Explores Health Care Delivery in Africa

Can well-managed fleets of vehicles increase health worker productivity?

Latest Stories in Health Care

January 7, 2013
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Researchers: A New Tax Plan for Saving Our Health Care Dollars

A group of top health care economists propose a system that eliminates incentives to spend more at every turn.
July 24, 2012
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Health Care: The Benefits of Human-centric Design

Stanford GSB students explore simple, low-cost modifications to existing processes that reduce costs while improving outcomes
May 25, 2012
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How Technology Can Improve Health Care

Abbott's John Capek discusses health care device regulation, transparency, and the critical relationship between physicians and their patients.
May 25, 2012
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Wanted: Health Care Entrepreneurs

The head of the Permanente Federation says innovation is critical to improving U.S. health care.
May 24, 2012
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Bill Frist: Spurring Health Care Innovation

A conversation with the surgeon and former Senate majority leader about reducing waste, areas ripe for investment, and the Affordable Care Act.
May 21, 2012
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The Road to Healthier Habits

Research shows that bolstering people's sense of well-being can motivate them to slim down or exercise more.
May 2, 2012
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Building Affordable Health Care in China

Serial entrepreneur Kewen Jin discusses the rapid growth of China's health care industry and the idea of "innovation by subtraction."
May 1, 2012
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An Internet Alternative to the Doctor's Office

A talk with a Stanford dermatologist and entrepreneur who cofounded a digital-diagnosis practice.
April 24, 2012
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Building Better Health Care

In an online forum, Stefanos Zenios responds to reader questions on innovation in the field.
February 7, 2012
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USRio+2.0: Mobile Tech May Provide Solutions to World Problems

Developing country representatives and entrepreneurs discuss how technology can foster growth and improve health.