Health Care

Forbes.com -
October 7, 2013
In a column for Forbes.com, the Stanford GSB lecturer and CEO of the Permanente Medical Group warns against prematurely predicting the outcome of health care reform.
Riders for Health
September 19, 2013
Can well-managed fleets of vehicles increase health worker productivity?
Polar Bears!
June 7, 2013
A professor of organizational behavior argues that "human sustainability" may pay off too.
Ian Kazi Shakil, cofounder of Augmedix
June 3, 2013
The cofounder of health IT company Augmedix believes in building relationships, seizing the moment, and turning big business on its ear.
May 24, 2013
An elder care expert says your social network is "the elixir of life."
Medical technology
April 30, 2013
A physician-turned-administrator at Kaiser Permanente discusses cost-effective innovations that improve care.
nurse attending a patient using Gradian equipment
March 1, 2013
How a New York-based company is trying to make surgery in the developing world a lot easier.
Illustration of rising cost of healthcare
February 27, 2013
New Stanford research says those with big health problems may be getting less for their money than they could — and raising prices for all.
revised speech
January 7, 2013
A group of scholars propose a plan that could put a brake on health care spending.
Riders for Health
September 19, 2013
Can well-managed fleets of vehicles increase health worker productivity?
Polar Bears!
June 7, 2013
A professor of organizational behavior argues that "human sustainability" may pay off too.
Ian Kazi Shakil, cofounder of Augmedix
June 3, 2013
The cofounder of health IT company Augmedix believes in building relationships, seizing the moment, and turning big business on its ear.
May 24, 2013
An elder care expert says your social network is "the elixir of life."
Medical technology
April 30, 2013
A physician-turned-administrator at Kaiser Permanente discusses cost-effective innovations that improve care.
nurse attending a patient using Gradian equipment
March 1, 2013
How a New York-based company is trying to make surgery in the developing world a lot easier.
Individuals staring intently at computers and handhelds
August 22, 2012
Kelly McGonigal argues we're becoming addicted to our devices. Here's how to unplug. 
Fire station, edifice
July 24, 2012
Stanford GSB students explore ways to reduce health care costs and improve outcomes. 
photo of patient and MRI machine
May 25, 2012
The head of the Permanente Federation says innovation is critical to improving U.S. health care.
photo of MRI
May 25, 2012
Abbott’s John Capek discusses health care device regulation, transparency, and the critical relationship between physicians and their patients.
Illustration of rising cost of healthcare
February 27, 2013
New Stanford research says those with big health problems may be getting less for their money than they could — and raising prices for all.
revised speech
January 7, 2013
A group of scholars propose a plan that could put a brake on health care spending.
October 1, 2010
Medical Technologies with high "social value" can play an important role in helping safety-net providers use their resources more efficiently. However, traditional investors often see the total market potential for such technologies small relative to other, more immediate opportunities, leaving many companies struggling to secure capital, say researchers Stefanos Zenios and Lyn Denend.
July 1, 2010
Getting all the senior leaders on board in advance is the most effective way to be successful in introducing change to an organization, according to research co-authored by Business School Professor Charles O'Reilly.
March 1, 2010
For millions of people across Africa, motorcycles can be a key to effective health care. A well-maintained fleet of vehicles and motorcycles to connect patients, medical expertise, and medicine is sometimes the most vital link in the health delivery supply chain. A new case written for the Stanford Global Supply Chain Management Forum describes one successful program.