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Industry Spotlight: Medical Devices, Evan D. Poff Jan 2019

Industry Spotlight: Medical Devices, Evan D. Poff

Marriott Student Review

Medical devices restore and even redefine health. This Industry Spotlight examines pre-market barriers, medtech business model quirks, current and future developments in the field, and the present-day move to value-based care in the medical device industry.


2018 November Parkview Signature Care Thought Leader Forum, Jeanne Wickens, Paul Wilson Ceo, Greg Johnson Do, David Jeans Svp Nov 2018

2018 November Parkview Signature Care Thought Leader Forum, Jeanne Wickens, Paul Wilson Ceo, Greg Johnson Do, David Jeans Svp

Presentations and Events

Please find the agenda and presentation attached.


Reflective Practice Series: Selected Instructional Models Using Synchronous Video Conferencing Software, Martin W. Sivula Sep 2018

Reflective Practice Series: Selected Instructional Models Using Synchronous Video Conferencing Software, Martin W. Sivula

MBA Faculty Conference Papers & Journal Articles

With the vast array of resources available to instructors, one would think that instruction and teaching would yield success for all learners. Now, well into the 21st century has much changed in the classroom? Certainly, movable desks and chairs, advanced audio and visual equipment, and a plethora of all types of technologies which might be able to enhance training and education. Over the last several decades research on individualized instruction, cognitive science, educational psychology, and multimedia instruction (to name a few) have permeated the literature on instruction. With all the research and the vast array of studies on improving ...


Glossary Of Business Evidence, Paul C. Boyd Apr 2018

Glossary Of Business Evidence, Paul C. Boyd

MBA Faculty Conference Papers & Journal Articles

No abstract provided.


Medicare And The Aca: Shifting The Paradigm Of Fraud Detection, David P. Paul Iii, Sarah Clemente, Ronald Mcgrady, Rob Repass, Alberto Coustasse Nov 2016

Medicare And The Aca: Shifting The Paradigm Of Fraud Detection, David P. Paul Iii, Sarah Clemente, Ronald Mcgrady, Rob Repass, Alberto Coustasse

Alberto Coustasse, DrPH, MD, MBA, MPH

Medicare fraud and abuse costs are estimated at 3%-10% of overall Medicare spending, which is expected to expand considerably until 2024 and as such the amount of fraud dollars would be expected to increase proportionally. The purpose of this research was to determine how recent reforms, especially the Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act, may affect Medicare fraud and abuse and to uncover the best strategies to combat Medicare fraud. The breadth of fraud and abuse within Medicare as well as recent reforms to fight fraud including legislative reforms, delivery system reforms, and other reforms including the formation of ...


Medicare And The Aca: Shifting The Paradigm Of Fraud Detection, David P. Paul Iii, Sarah Clemente, Ronald Mcgrady, Rob Repass, Alberto Coustasse Oct 2016

Medicare And The Aca: Shifting The Paradigm Of Fraud Detection, David P. Paul Iii, Sarah Clemente, Ronald Mcgrady, Rob Repass, Alberto Coustasse

Management Faculty Research

Medicare fraud and abuse costs are estimated at 3%-10% of overall Medicare spending, which is expected to expand considerably until 2024 and as such the amount of fraud dollars would be expected to increase proportionally. The purpose of this research was to determine how recent reforms, especially the Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act, may affect Medicare fraud and abuse and to uncover the best strategies to combat Medicare fraud. The breadth of fraud and abuse within Medicare as well as recent reforms to fight fraud including legislative reforms, delivery system reforms, and other reforms including the formation of ...


Pemco: Corporate Social Responsibility, Frank Estevao Maia, Molham Krayem, Ha Young Shin, Erica Tsai Feb 2016

Pemco: Corporate Social Responsibility, Frank Estevao Maia, Molham Krayem, Ha Young Shin, Erica Tsai

MICCSR Presentations

No abstract provided.


Pemco: We're A Lot Like You., Margaret Melville, Michael Viramontes, Thomas Stone, Jared Tate Feb 2016

Pemco: We're A Lot Like You., Margaret Melville, Michael Viramontes, Thomas Stone, Jared Tate

MICCSR Presentations

No abstract provided.


Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy, Pemco Insurance, Conrad Nilsen, Emma Rabun, Joshua Schacht, Jaclyn Zalesky Feb 2016

Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy, Pemco Insurance, Conrad Nilsen, Emma Rabun, Joshua Schacht, Jaclyn Zalesky

MICCSR Presentations

No abstract provided.


Pemco Insurance: Corporate Social Responsibility Plan, Mark Elliott, Alex Maller, Megan Towzey, Taylor Ziegler Feb 2016

Pemco Insurance: Corporate Social Responsibility Plan, Mark Elliott, Alex Maller, Megan Towzey, Taylor Ziegler

MICCSR Presentations

No abstract provided.


2016 Csr Planning At Pemco Insurance, Joe Lawless Jan 2016

2016 Csr Planning At Pemco Insurance, Joe Lawless

MICCSR Case Studies

No abstract provided.


The Image Of Insurance, Nathalie Dail Dec 2015

The Image Of Insurance, Nathalie Dail

Senior Theses

This paper discusses the concept of brand management. The purpose is to give a brief introductory understanding of brand management and how it relates to the insurance industry. The benefits associated with brand management are detailed and analyzed in order to produce a variation of a SWOT analysis and a lean canvas. Meanwhile, Generation Y is explored as a market segment, along with challenges insurers face. This thesis seeks to explore the effects of branding on the insurance industry, with this market in mind. Consumer base fluctuations and revenue are factors considered when evaluating the effects of branding. Two well ...


Giving A Voice To The Powerless: Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation As A Tool For Inclusive Development Through Microfinance, Evan T. Burke Aug 2015

Giving A Voice To The Powerless: Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation As A Tool For Inclusive Development Through Microfinance, Evan T. Burke

Capstone Collection

The greatest experts on the situation of the marginalized peoples of the world are the marginalized communities themselves. This paper explores how participatory monitoring & evaluation can be a powerful tool for giving voices to marginalized communities, ensuring that the voices of beneficiaries and local stakeholders are heard and inform sustainable project design. It analyzes a participatory monitoring and evaluation methodology implemented for women’s credit cooperatives in Gujarat, India by the Human Development & Research Centre, and examines lessons to be learned to design evaluations facilitating inclusive development.

Strategies for the monitoring and evaluation of microfinance have evolved along with the ...


Pharmacy Benefit Management: Are Reporting Requirements Pro- Or Anticompetitive?, Patricia M. Danzon Jun 2015

Pharmacy Benefit Management: Are Reporting Requirements Pro- Or Anticompetitive?, Patricia M. Danzon

Health Care Management Papers

The market-based US health care system relies on pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) to control pharmaceutical costs, in contrast to most other countries that regulate drug prices and access. Optimal strucuturing and regulation of PBM contracts poses significant agency challenges for private and public payers. However, recent reporting requirements for PBMs may be counterproductive and reflect the interests of competitors rather than customers.


An Assessment Of The Performances Of Several Univariate Tests Of Normality, James Olusegun Adefisoye Mar 2015

An Assessment Of The Performances Of Several Univariate Tests Of Normality, James Olusegun Adefisoye

FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The importance of checking the normality assumption in most statistical procedures especially parametric tests cannot be over emphasized as the validity of the inferences drawn from such procedures usually depend on the validity of this assumption. Numerous methods have been proposed by different authors over the years, some popular and frequently used, others, not so much. This study addresses the performance of eighteen of the available tests for different sample sizes, significance levels, and for a number of symmetric and asymmetric distributions by conducting a Monte-Carlo simulation. The results showed that considerable power is not achieved for symmetric distributions when ...


Corporate Piety And Impropriety: Hobby Lobby'S Extension Of Rfra Rights To The For-Profit Corporation, Amy J. Sepinwall Jan 2015

Corporate Piety And Impropriety: Hobby Lobby'S Extension Of Rfra Rights To The For-Profit Corporation, Amy J. Sepinwall

Legal Studies and Business Ethics Papers

In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, Inc., the Supreme Court held, for the first time, that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) applied to for-profit corporations and, on that basis, it allowed Hobby Lobby to omit otherwise mandated contraceptive coverage from its employee healthcare package. Critics argue that the Court’s novel expansion of corporate rights is fundamentally inconsistent with the basic principles of corporate law. In particular, they contend that the decision ignores the fact that the corporation, as an artificial entity, cannot exercise religion in its own right, and they decry the notion that the law might look through ...


The Effect Of Entry Regulation In The Health Care Sector: The Case Of Home Health, Daniel Polsky, Guy David, Jianing Yang, Bruce Kinosian, Rachel M. Werner Feb 2014

The Effect Of Entry Regulation In The Health Care Sector: The Case Of Home Health, Daniel Polsky, Guy David, Jianing Yang, Bruce Kinosian, Rachel M. Werner

Health Care Management Papers

The consequences of government regulation in the post-acute care sector are not well understood. We examine the effect of entry regulation on quality of care in home health care by analyzing the universe of hospital discharges during 2006 for publicly insured beneficiaries (about 4.5 million) and subsequent home health admissions to determine whether there is a significant difference in home health utilization, hospital readmission rates, and health care expenditures in states with and without Certificate of Need laws (CON) regulating entry. We identify these effects by looking across regulated and nonregulated states within Hospital Referral Regions, which characterize well-defined ...


Measuring Quality In Diabetes Care: An Expert-Based Statistical Approach, Dimitris Bertsimas, David Czerwinski, Michael Kane Jan 2013

Measuring Quality In Diabetes Care: An Expert-Based Statistical Approach, Dimitris Bertsimas, David Czerwinski, Michael Kane

Faculty Publications

We present a methodology for using health insurance claims data to monitor quality of care. The method uses a statistical model trained on the quality ratings of a medical expert. In a pilot study, the expert rated the quality of care received over the course of two years by 101 diabetes patients. A logistic regression model accurately identified the quality of care for 86% of the patients. Because the model uses data derived from patients’ health insurance claims it can be used to monitor the care being received by a large patient population. One important use of the model is ...


Measuring Quality In Diabetes Care: An Expert-Based Statistical Approach, Dimitris Bertsimas, David Czerwinski, Michael Kane Dec 2012

Measuring Quality In Diabetes Care: An Expert-Based Statistical Approach, Dimitris Bertsimas, David Czerwinski, Michael Kane

David Czerwinski

We present a methodology for using health insurance claims data to monitor quality of care. The method uses a statistical model trained on the quality ratings of a medical expert. In a pilot study, the expert rated the quality of care received over the course of two years by 101 diabetes patients. A logistic regression model accurately identified the quality of care for 86% of the patients. Because the model uses data derived from patients’ health insurance claims it can be used to monitor the care being received by a large patient population. One important use of the model is ...


The Impact Of Culture On The Demand For Non-Life Insurance, Sojung Carol Park, Jean Lemaire Nov 2012

The Impact Of Culture On The Demand For Non-Life Insurance, Sojung Carol Park, Jean Lemaire

Statistics Papers

Regression techniques are applied to an unbalanced panel data that includes 68 countries observed over a ten-year period, to explore the factors that affect non-life insurance demand across nations. While previous literature has discovered several significant economic, demographic, and institutional variables, little attention has been devoted to cultural dimensions. We find that non-life insurance consumption is adversely impacted in countries where a large fraction of the population has Islamic beliefs. Also highly significant are three of the cultural scores developed by Hofstede in a celebrated study: Power Distance, Individualism, and Uncertainty Avoidance. An important finding is that culture impacts non-life ...


La Transparencia En La Protección De Datos Personales, Bruno L. Costantini García May 2012

La Transparencia En La Protección De Datos Personales, Bruno L. Costantini García

Bruno L. Costantini García

La Transparencia en la Protección de Datos Personales, ponencia elaborada dentro de los trabajos del VII Congreso Nacional de Organismos Públicos Autónomos (OPAM)


F.A.C.E.S. (Faculty Academic Community Education Showcase): Professional Growth Experiences In A Career University, Paul J. Colbert, Ph.D. Apr 2012

F.A.C.E.S. (Faculty Academic Community Education Showcase): Professional Growth Experiences In A Career University, Paul J. Colbert, Ph.D.

MBA Faculty Conference Papers & Journal Articles

Institutes of higher education exist for the purpose of developing, fostering, nurturing, and stimulating the intellectual growth and development of students. The core values of a college education provide students conceptual and practical educational opportunities that focus on improving their skills and knowledge. These skills and knowledge translate into purposeful, real-life learning experiences. However, in the academic community, learning is not restricted to students. Faculty, too, must be supported and provided opportunities for personal and professional growth and development. Although professional development is not a novel concept in the education profession, schools often take up the gauntlet, but fall short ...


Ranking The Elements Of Swot Matrix With The Approach Of Combining Gray Theory And Dematel Technique, Mahdi Saeedpoor, Abolfazl Kazzazi, Masoud Hadjarian Kashani, Amin Vafadar Nikjoo Feb 2012

Ranking The Elements Of Swot Matrix With The Approach Of Combining Gray Theory And Dematel Technique, Mahdi Saeedpoor, Abolfazl Kazzazi, Masoud Hadjarian Kashani, Amin Vafadar Nikjoo

Amin Vafadarnikjoo

SWOT analysis is one of the most influential tools by which managers can compare the information about the internal and external factors of organization and can use it with respect to the core strategy matrix, and offer a variety of possible strategies. This analysis with all its benefits for the organization does not provide a quantitative basis for identifying the most significant internal and external factors and the relationship between these factors with each other and the business. In other words, this analysis only deals with a few relationships between internal and external factors and ignore effects of other factors ...


Aspectos Generales Dela Publicidad En México. "La Publicidad De Productos, Servicios, Y Actividades Reguladas Por La Ley General De Salud", Bruno L. Costantini García Feb 2012

Aspectos Generales Dela Publicidad En México. "La Publicidad De Productos, Servicios, Y Actividades Reguladas Por La Ley General De Salud", Bruno L. Costantini García

Bruno L. Costantini García

Introducción a las generalidades de la regulación en materia de publicidad de insumos para el consumo humano (salud) en México.


Noción Y Elementos Existenciales Del Título De Crédito, Bruno L. Costantini García Oct 2011

Noción Y Elementos Existenciales Del Título De Crédito, Bruno L. Costantini García

Bruno L. Costantini García

Discernir la noción y elementos de existencia de los títulos de crédito, considerando la doctrina y la denominación expresada en nuestra Ley General de Títulos y Operaciones de Crédito, conceptualizando el término de los documentos que consignan un derecho crediticio propio de su naturaleza y deslindando de manera dogmatica y exegética los elementos que lo forman y le dan su funcionamiento, mediante una visión de las instituciones jurídicas que les dan su existencia y aplicación dentro del devenir de los actos de comercio.


Generalidades De La Propiedad Intelectual En México, Bruno L. Costantini García Sep 2011

Generalidades De La Propiedad Intelectual En México, Bruno L. Costantini García

Bruno L. Costantini García

Presentación de las Generalidades de la Propiedad Intelectual en México (Propiedad Industrial y Derechos de Autor), legislación que la rige, aplicación y modalidades


La Jurisprudencia En México, Bruno L. Costantini García Aug 2011

La Jurisprudencia En México, Bruno L. Costantini García

Bruno L. Costantini García

Breve presentación de la jurisprudencia en México, su aplicación, objetivos y fines para el Derecho Mexicano. ¿Por qué es util para el derecho? ¿Quién la emite?


Notariado Y Correduria Y Su Registro En México, Bruno L. Costantini García Aug 2011

Notariado Y Correduria Y Su Registro En México, Bruno L. Costantini García

Bruno L. Costantini García

Introducción al Derecho Notarial y Registral en México, cuyo objeto es conocer los elementos de las figuras del notario y del corredor público, la formalización de sus actos y su registro.


Insurance And The Demand For Medical Care, Mark V. Pauly Phd Apr 2011

Insurance And The Demand For Medical Care, Mark V. Pauly Phd

Health Care Management Papers

Insurance coverage affects the use and cost of medical care, and so potentially can play a role in assuring that spending comes closer to the optimum. This article describes the implications of third party financing, whether public or private. The key issue is that—in the absence of direct user payment for services—there is an incentive for inefficient moral hazard, or excess use of services. This article uses the voluntary insurance purchasing model to frame the discussion of demand effects because that is the model used extensively in the literature. It later raises the alternative social goals model and ...


Moral Hazards, Crisis, Bail Outs And E-Scads, Judy Johnston, Alexander Kouzmin, Kym Thorne, Stephen Kelly Feb 2011

Moral Hazards, Crisis, Bail Outs And E-Scads, Judy Johnston, Alexander Kouzmin, Kym Thorne, Stephen Kelly

Adjunct Professor Stephen J Kelly

No abstract provided.