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Complementary And Alternative Medicine: Opportunities And Challenges, William Martin, Hugh Long Nov 2007

Complementary And Alternative Medicine: Opportunities And Challenges, William Martin, Hugh Long

Publications – Dreihaus College of Business

Health care finance is complex in all sectors of the health care industry. This article highlights both the challenges and opportunities of financing and reimbursing care with a focus on CAM providers and CAM provider organizations.


Complementary And Alternative Medicine: Opportunities And Challenges, William Marty Martin, Hugh Long Oct 2007

Complementary And Alternative Medicine: Opportunities And Challenges, William Marty Martin, Hugh Long

William Marty Martin

Health care finance is complex in all sectors of the health care industry. This article highlights both the challenges and opportunities of financing and reimbursing care with a focus on CAM providers and CAM provider organizations.


Segundo Congreso Nacional De Organismos Públicos Autónomos, Bruno L. Costantini García May 2007

Segundo Congreso Nacional De Organismos Públicos Autónomos, Bruno L. Costantini García

Bruno L. Costantini García

Memorias del Segundo Congreso Nacional de Organismos Públicos Autónomos. "Autonomía, Profesionalización, Control y Transparencia"


Quality Models: Selecting The Best Model To Deliver Results, William Martin Jan 2007

Quality Models: Selecting The Best Model To Deliver Results, William Martin

Publications – Dreihaus College of Business

No abstract provided.


The Missing Monitor In Corporate Governance: The Directors' And Officers' Liability Insurer, Tom Baker, Sean J. Griffith Jan 2007

The Missing Monitor In Corporate Governance: The Directors' And Officers' Liability Insurer, Tom Baker, Sean J. Griffith

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

This article reports the results of empirical research on the monitoring role of directors’ and officers’ liability insurance (D&O insurance) companies in American corporate governance. Economic theory provides three reasons to expect D&O insurers to serve as corporate governance monitors: first, monitoring provides insurers with a way to manage moral hazard; second, monitoring provides benefits to shareholders who might not otherwise need the risk distribution that D&O insurance provides; and third, the “bonding” provided by risk distribution gives insurers a comparative advantage in monitoring. Nevertheless, we find that D&O insurers neither monitor corporate governance during the life of the insurance contract nor manage litigation defense costs once claims arise. Our findings raise significant questions about the value of D&O insurance for shareholders as well as the deterrent effect of corporate and securities ...


Developing The Physician Executive: From The Surgical Suite To The Executive Suite, William Martin, Susan Quinn Dec 2006

Developing The Physician Executive: From The Surgical Suite To The Executive Suite, William Martin, Susan Quinn

William Marty Martin

The education and training of physician executives represents a challenge. This paper describes several models to design and delier an executive and leadership development program for physicians.


Quality Models: Selecting The Best Model To Deliver Results, William Martin Dec 2006

Quality Models: Selecting The Best Model To Deliver Results, William Martin

William Marty Martin

No abstract provided.