Jeffrey Solomon

Jeffrey Solomon
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Current Courses

  • HCMG853 - Management And Strategy In Medical Devices And Technology

    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.

    HCMG853001 ( Syllabus )

Past Courses

  • HCMG853 - Management and Strategy in Medical Devices and Technology

    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: Management of Health Care Service Businesses

    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

Using AI and Video to Learn How the World Works

Simple actions like waving hello to a friend are easily recognized by humans but would confound machines. A startup based in Canada and Germany has had a breakthrough on that front -- using video to give robots an understanding of the visual world.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/12/18
Finding the Virtue in Private Equity Firms

Many view private equity firms as villainous actors intent on the singular goal of profit. But new Wharton research provides better insight into the benefits of PE buyouts.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/12/18
What Traits Entrepreneurs Need to Succeed

Audacity and courage are among the hallmarks of successful startup founders, according to panelists at the recent Wharton India Economic Forum.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/12/17