What impact will telemedicine and digital technology have on the U.S. healthcare system? Will telemedicine continue to be popular after COVID? What types of medicine are feasible virtually? Abraham (Avi) Seidmann, Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar and Professor of Information Systems at Boston University Questrom School of Business explores.
A recent survey conducted over social media by Abraham (Avi) Seidmann, Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar and Professor of Information Systems at Boston University Questrom School of Business, looked into the factors that could convince people to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Many hospitals are struggling during COVID as they've had to shut down other wings to keep COVID patients safe. Do you forecast any hospitals merging to stay afloat? Any other hospital trends you think will be relevant? Dionne Lomax, markets, public policy, & law lecturer at Questrom, offers her analysis.
A new survey of more than 6,500 U.S. blood cancer patients and survivors reveals only half are likely to get a COVID vaccine while one in three is unsure. The survey was a collaboration between The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), BU Questrom School of Business, and The Behaviouralist.
As pharmaceutical companies and politicians scramble to disseminate the COVID-19 vaccine, one thing has become clear – accessibility is not equal. Insights@Questrom spoke with Professor Joseph Restuccia to learn what factors affect access to quality healthcare and how we can ensure equal access to the coveted vaccine.
The nation’s leading experts in biopharmaceutical innovation and pricing reform recently convened for a virtual discussion exploring the relationship between innovation and product pricing. Hosted by Questrom's Rena Conti, the invitation-only event featured insights into existing gaps in knowledge that must be addressed to advance and inform effective public policy.
What impact has the pandemic had on the current US health insurance system? What bottlenecks/constraints have there been to care, and are there ways to relieve them? How could this impact access to a vaccine? Associate Professor of Markets, Public Policy, & Law Tal Gross sits down with Insights@Questrom to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted the US health insurance system.
Pfizer and Moderna are working rapidly to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine. Insights@Questrom spoke with Marcus Bellamy, Assistant Professor, Operations & Technology Management, to learn how their supply chains are upscaling production to meet President Biden’s ambitious goal to distribute 100 million vaccines by his 100th day in office.`
A new study suggests that up to a third of "excess deaths" in 2020 may not be attributable directly to COVID, but to healthcare disruptions resulting from the resources needed to address the pandemic. Vidit Munshi, BU Questrom Lecturer of Markets, Public Policy & Law, examines the data.
Initial results for the Pfizer vaccine suggest that the vaccine is 95% effective. Eric Jacquier, clinical professor of finance, explains how this relatively small test sample can be used to make forecasts for the entire population.
In this Q&A, Questrom Magazine talks with Jonathan Woodson and Anita Tucker about improving healthcare coverage, fixing supply issues, and tracking future outbreaks.
Questrom’s healthcare experts Avi Seidman and Jonathan Woodson, MD, MSS, consider COVID-19 as a watershed moment for healthcare. The two recount the pandemic as a time of digital domination, exposing many opportunities and threats as well as offering critical lessons for the future.
Join SV Health Investors' Eugene Hill (Questrom’80) for a discussion that tackles the evolution in healthcare technology, market enablers and barriers, and why telemedicine might be a lasting facet of the healthcare industry beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a new piece in Psychology Today, organizational psychologist and Questrom Professor Bill Kahn dives into what that stress means, how to enable health care workers to remain as resilient as possible amidst the stress, different ways that hospital administrators can support their front-line workers, and more.
New research from BU Questrom's Rena Conti delves into the Affordable Care Act's effect on prescription drugs and what might come next.
Smokers’ cravings for cigarettes are strong on their own, but work by Questrom and Harvard researchers suggests one emotion can trigger an even more acute desire to light up.