Digital Transformation in Healthcare (Online)
“The healthcare sector is going to be transformed in the coming years, with vast opportunities in the digital health space. In this program, we'll equip you with a toolkit to evaluate the impact of data and digitization, streamline adoption to facilitate widespread adoption, and integrate these technologies and tools into your standard workflow.”
Carri ChanThe program's faculty co-director
The State of Healthcare
Compare the U.S. healthcare system against the rest of the world using five performance measures, identify the government’s role in healthcare costs, explore the challenges to payers, providers, and producers, and identify opportunities arising from the changing healthcare landscape.
Professor of Business and Faculty Director, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program
Columbia Business School
Carri Chan is a professor of Business in the Decision, Risk, and Operations division at Columbia Business School. Her research is in the area of healthcare operations management. Her primary focus is in data-driven modeling of complex stochastic systems, efficient algorithmic design for queuing systems, dynamic control of stochastic processing systems, and statistical and econometric analysis of healthcare systems. Chan’s research combines empirical and stochastic modeling to develop evidence-based approaches to improve patient flow through hospitals. She has worked with clinicians and administrators in numerous hospital systems including Northern California Kaiser Permanente, New York Presbyterian, and Montefiore Medical Center. She spent the 2019-2020 academic year on sabbatical at the Value Institute at NY Presbyterian Hospitals. Chan is the recipient of a 2014 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award and the 2016 Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Wickham Skinner Early Career Award. She received her BS in Electrical Engineering from MIT and MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Cain Brothers & Company Professor of Healthcare Management in the Faculty of Business
Columbia Business School
Frank Lichtenberg is the Cain Brothers & Company Professor of Healthcare Management in the Faculty of Business at Columbia Business School, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a member of the CESifo Research Network. He previously taught at Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Ecole Polytechnique. He has served as an expert for the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, and state Attorneys General, and has testified before Congress. He has worked for several U.S. government agencies, including the Department of Justice, the Congressional Budget Office, and the Census Bureau, and been a visiting scholar at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, the University of Munich, and elsewhere.
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