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  1. Report to the President Better Health Care and Lower Costs: Accelerating Improvement through Systems Engineering

    30 May 2014 | Contributor(s)::

    In recent years there has been success in expanding access to the health-care system, with millions gaining coverage in the past year due to the Affordable Care Act. With greater access, emphasis now turns to guaranteeing that care is both affordable and high-quality. Rising health-care costs...

  2. IE 385: Intro to Health Systems Engineering - Northwestern University - Sanjay Mehrotra (Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences)

    21 Jun 2013 | Contributor(s):: Sanjay Mehrotra

    Global healthcare problems are complex and require a multi-leveled multi-pronged approach inclusive of a diverse set of stakeholders. There is an increased recognition that a systems view is necessary to address these issues. This course introduces a systems engineering approach, incorporating...

  3. IE 444: Healthcare Management Science - Northwestern University - Sanjay Mehrotra (Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences)

    21 Jun 2013 | Contributor(s):: Sanjay Mehrotra

    OVERVIEW:The US healthcare industry is in a crisis. Costs are expanding at a rate that is roughly double the rate at which the gross national product is increasing. The US spends more per capita on healthcare than does any other country. At the same time, we rank well below many other western...