Published Nov. 20 in the British Medical Journal, researchers found that top-performing hospitals — those with the lowest 30-day readmission rates — had fewer readmissions from all diagnoses and time periods after discharge than lower performing hospitals with higher readmissions.
As part of his Independent Study project, Nick Encina '10, created the Yale Healthcare Ecosystem in hopes of bringing together like minded students from Yale's professional schools to address social, political and economic challenges facing healthcare.
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, remains a focus of heated political rhetoric—rhetoric that can obscure what’s actually happening in the healthcare system. A panel of Yale experts discussed what metrics we can look at to know if the law is increasing coverage and reducing costs as intended—and whether there are unintended effects on the larger economy.
Yale Food Systems Symposium Brings Together Voices Across Many Disciplines.
The Global Health & Innovation Conference held at Yale University is the world's leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference.
Alumni of the MBA for Executives: Leadership in Healthcare program discuss how Yale SOM helped them expand their skills and take on new roles.
More than 450 healthcare leaders will attend the ninth annual Yale Healthcare Conference presented by the Healthcare & Life Sciences Club.
Dr. Howard Forman, Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and director of the MBA for Executives: Leadership in Healthcare Program, explains how the Affordable Care Act is expected to affect overall healthcare spending, as well as state and federal budgets. He also discusses the reality behind some of its most controversial provisions.
Nirav R. Shah, New York State’s commissioner of health, described the reforms to New York's Medicaid system in a talk with the healthcare professionals in Yale's MBA for Executives program.
Yale SOM's MBA for Executives: Leadership in Healthcare program welcomed the Class of 2014 to campus in July.