Jeffrey Solomon

Jeffrey Solomon
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  • HCMG853 - MGMT&STRAT MED DEVICES

    Successful medical devices are an amalgamation of creative and innovative thinking, clinical expertise, and engineering know-how that endures intense regulatory and reimbursement scrutiny. This course will provide a foundation for understanding the nuances of the medical device industry. It will cover topics ranging from device design and discovery, regulatory issues, marketing, reimbursement, management, and strategy. Classroom activities will be supplemented with optional tours of hospitals, research and manufacturing facilities, and hands-on demonstrations of devices. Though the course is intended primarily for MBA students, it will be open to medical and engineering students as well as to hospital house staff.

  • HCMG890 - ADVANCED STUDY PROJECT

    HCMG 890-001: This course examines issues related to the Services Sector of thehealth care industry. For those interested in management, investing, or bankingto the health care industry, the services sector will likely be the largest and most dynamic sector within all of health care. We will study key management issues related to a number of different health care services businesses with a focus on common challenges related to reimbursement, regulatory, margin, growth, and competitive issues. We will look at a number of different businesses and subsectors that may have been unfamiliar to students prior to taking the course. We will make extensive use of outside speakers, many of whom will be true industry leaders within different sectors of the health care services industry. Speakers will address the current management issues they face in running their businesses as well as discuss the career decisions and leadership styles that enables them to reach the top of their profession. Students will be asked to develop a plan to both buyout and manage a specific health care services business of their choosing and will present their final plans to a panel of leading Health Care Private Equity investors who will evaluate their analysis. Prerequisites: HCMG 841. Health Care Management MBA majors only Senior healthcare executives and policy leaders will be engaged as guest speakers.

Knowledge@Wharton

Can Universal Basic Income Work?

Are guaranteed payments to every citizen a solution to the widening wealth gap or a detriment to the long-term health of the economy? A pilot program in Stockton, California, is aiming to find some answers.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/01/17
Equal Work, Unequal Growth? Promotions and Recognition for Women in IT

What affects the career prospects of women who choose to work in information technology? Nishtha Langer offers her insights in this opinion piece.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/01/17
Joy City Mall: Big Data Analytics Drives Commercial Success

China’s bricks-and-mortar shopping malls have come under significant pressure in recent years. Despite strong economic growth and rising consumer demand, China faces severe overcapacity of its physical retail space. This is chiefly due to the growing popularity of e-commerce — as of 2018, nearly 33% of all sales in China took place online. These debt-laden

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/01/17