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What Does the Healthcare Initiative Do?

Improving healthcare is as much a management challenge as a social imperative. The HBS Healthcare Initiative meets this management challenge by fostering distinctive research, multi-disciplinary collaboration and leadership development in the healthcare industry


What is a Supplier?

An organization that researches, develops, manufactures and markets products for human (and animal) health


What is a Provider?

An organization or person who delivers professional healthcare in a systematic way to an individual


What are Healthcare Information Technology (IT) Services?

Healthcare IT services play numerous roles.
 Can support consumers, hospitals, payors, providers, etc.
 Provide products and services that aim to help “fix the mess”