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Admissions deadline extended to July 1, 2016

Position yourself as a leader in healthcare management.  The Executive Masters of Healthcare Management Programs (MHA / MPH) in the Department of Health Policy & Management at Columbia provide a unique interdisciplinary education across three areas of expertise: organizational leadership … Continue reading

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Millennials Define Health Differently than Other Generations

Maria Tazi, a member of EMHM Cohort 25, recently published an article in Medical Marketing & Media about steps the healthcare system will need to take to win over this large group of 75.3 million individuals.  In this article, Maria … Continue reading

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Master Class with Meg FitzGerald, DrPh

Meg FitzGerald, EVP of Strategy and Policy for Cardinal Health, joined us for our Master Class on February 21st to share her thoughts on the new era of biopharma, how the concept of value-based care is impacting healthcare service models, … Continue reading

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EMPH Student Spotlight – Sharon (Mandler) Suchotliff

  Sharon Mandler fell into the healthcare industry by accident. Attracted by the opportunity to try something new after years of marketing fashion and luxury brands, she accepted a position at Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness (SSW), a health and wellness … Continue reading

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Challenges and Opportunities Facing Payors and Providers – Part II

Dr. John Rowe continued the lively discussion on the issues with healthcare systems forming their own health plans.  He noted that forming a health plan is very complicated and involves a deep knowledge of the domain, operational, financial and legal … Continue reading

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Challenges and Opportunities Facing Payors and Providers – Part I

The late morning session at the 2014 Mailman School of Public Health, Health Policy and Management Conference featured two veteran industry powerhouse speakers, Dr. Norman Payson and Dr. John Rowe. Dr. Payson posed the question of can a hospital be … Continue reading

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Dr. Laura Forese: The View From The Inside – Bigger, Faster, Smarter

Dr. Laura Forese, MD, MPH the President of the New York Presbyterian Healthcare System, and an alumni of the Columbia University EMPH program, delivered the keynote address today at the 2014 Mailman School of Public Health, Health Policy and Management … Continue reading

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Some Top Healthcare Trends for 2014

In the Columbia University EMPH program we constantly are learning about different trends in healthcare.  We have especially been discussing changes brought about as a result of the Affordable Care Act and how it will impact the structure of healthcare … Continue reading

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New Health Law Is Sending Many Back to School

One of the reasons so many of us have chosen to attend the Columbia Executive Masters in Public Health Program is that we realized just how important it is to keep our education and skills current and razor sharp in the … Continue reading

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Special EMPH Lecture with Bruce C. Vladeck, Ph.D. of Nexera

Last evening the students in the EMPH program had the pleasure attending the Steven Rosenberg Lecture on Healthcare Quality.   The lecture featured Bruce C. Vladeck, Ph.D. of Nexera on Putting the Patient in Patient Centered Care.  Dr. Vladeck gave an overview the history of … Continue reading

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