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Healthcare@McCombs Speaker Series

Hospital team image for healthcare at mccombs speaker series with Aravind Chandrasekaran

On Friday, November 3rd, Dr. Aravind Chandrasekaran joined us from The Ohio State University to discuss operational excellence in health care, lessons learned from field experiments involving nurses and physicians at the Mayo Clinic, among others. 

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Aravind's talk was followed by a short discussion panel. The panel was moderated by McCombs Professor Edward Anderson, Ph.D., Director of Healthcare@McCombs. He was joined by:

  • Richard Bottner, PA-C, Dell-Seton Medical Center
  • Richard Freeman, M.D., UT Dell Medical School
  • Neal Wendt, MSTC, Institute of Lean Healthcare

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2017 Symposium Review

Below are the details of our 2017 Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Systems symposium, Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Leading Ethical Improvement in Healthcare. 

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Keynote Speakers


Ethics in the Era of Rapid Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Healthcare (video): 
Moderated by Edward Anderson, Ph.D., Healthcare@McCombs, UT McCombs School of Business

  • William Sage, M.D., J.D., UT School of Law
  • Stephen Sonnenberg, M.D., UT College of Liberal Arts
  • Paul Woodruff, Ph.D., UT Department of Philosophy

Collaborating Across Campus: Educating Future Heath Care Practitioners for Interprofessional Team-Based Care
Presented by the UT Health IPE Steering Committee

  • Barbara L. Jones, Ph.D., MSW, FNAP, School of Social Work
  • Veronica Young, PharmD, MPH, College of Pharmacy
  • Gayle M. Timmerman, Ph.D., RN, CNS, FAAN, School of Nursing
  • John Luk, M.D., Dell Medical School

Innovation Using Healthcare Data in Strategic Partnerships
Hosted and moderated by the MBA Health Innovation Fellows

  • Colin Anawaty, Director, Product Management, athenahealth
  • Henry Chen, Sr. Offering Manager, IBM Watson for Drug Discovery
  • Sarah Ernst, Care Solutions, PatientsLikeMe

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Participating Institutions

  • Austin Regional Clinic
  • Austin Retina Associates
  • Baylor University
  • Big Tomorrow, Inc.
  • C.D. Doyle Clinic
  • Cockrell School of Engineering
  • College of Natural Sciences
  • College of Pharmacy
  • Dell Medical School
  • Interlochen Center for the Arts
  • McCombs School of Business
  • McGovern Medical School (UT Health - Houston)
  • Moody College of Communication
  • Ochsner Medical System, New Orleans
  • Patient Rights Privacy Foundation
  • Saaraa Medical Solutions
  • School of Architecture
  • School of Law
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Social Work
  • Seton Healthcare Family
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
  • UT Health - Houston
  • UT Health - San Antonio
  • UT Health - Tyler
  • UT Medical Branch - Galveston
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center