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Ideas on big data and bridging gaps in care take top spots in 2014 BU Grand Business Challenge in Digital Health

By David A Veira
March 26th, 2014 in Grand Business Challenge.

Asking the big questions is only the start. Joining forces with lead sponsor Merck, Boston University School of Management hosted the second annual Boston University Grand Business Challenge in Digital Health, where teams of MBA students from outstanding business schools around the world started answering one of those big questions: How will information technology influence and transform global healthcare to create value for the world?  (full story)

Grand Business Challenge in Fortune Tech

By David A Veira
November 4th, 2013 in Grand Business Challenge.

FORTUNE — Several months ago, I sat in on a case competition at Boston University’s School of Management. The event played out over two days, during which 15 teams of five students from B-schools all over the world — India, South Korea, Canada, but mostly the U.S. — pitched their ideas for a company, one that would revolutionize health care… (full story)

Merck Receives 2013 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award

By David A Veira
March 14th, 2013 in Grand Business Challenge.

Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that it has received an ENERGY STAR 2013 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its continued improvement of energy performance and leadership in energy management in both the pharmaceutical and industrial sectors (full story).