HealthBiz: Business Insights and Tips for Healthcare Professionals

As a healthcare professional, you confront tough challenges every day — many that are related to the business of healthcare. Our HealthBiz webinar series translates business theory into practical insights and tips that will help you anticipate and solve healthcare problems. By accelerating your business knowledge, you’ll be empowered to lead better, right away.

Fixing Healthcare Through Innovation

Wednesday, January 13 at 12:15 p.m. ET

Phil Powell | Associate Dean of Academic Programs—Indianapolis and Clinical Associate Professor of Business Economics & Public Policy, Kelley School of Business

Increasing the quality of care and decreasing costs for patients can feel impossible — leaving clinical professionals stuck in a system that is broken. In this webinar, we'll discuss how alternative approaches to care management outside the United States inspire actionable ways to improve healthcare experiences for patients. We'll also examine how principles of disruptive innovation guide positive change that can help the sickest and least served. Such change can improve staff morale and elevate hope of a brighter future for U.S. healthcare.

Be a Healthcare Leader after the Global Pandemic: Strategies for Cultivating Successful Leadership Qualities

Wednesday, March 17 at 12:15 p.m. ET

Barb Cutillo | Lecturer in Management, Kelley School of Business

Healthcare leaders have been asked to meet incredible demands during the pandemic, and the need for effective and efficient leadership is more critical than ever before. What skills do leaders need to successfully handle the shift to better serve patients and communities? How can you develop those skills to emerge as a leader in your organization? 

In this session you will learn:

  • The top five skills ranked the most important for healthcare leaders
  • Innovative and effective implementation strategies
  • Ways to cultivate these skills on teams

Nudging Patients: Applying Behavioral Economics Principles in Healthcare

Wednesday, June 16 at 12:15 p.m. ET

M. Kim Saxton | Emerging Programs Faculty Coordinator and Clinical Professor of Marketing, Kelley School of Business

The latest insights from behavioral science describe the many factors that influence people’s behavior — patients, the public and even healthcare staff. We know people do not process information and make decisions in an optimal fashion. First, we will explore behavioral economics principles that are relevant to healthcare. Then, participants will be able to develop their own “nudge.” In this session, you will learn to:

  • Explain and interpret the principles underlying decision-making
  • Compare the nudging approach to other methods of behavior change
  • Design nudges and decision-tools to help people make better decisions