Category: News

10 Ideas for Energizing American Health Care

  In the Boston University Questrom School of Business Magazine, the Everett, IHSIP leadership, faculty and fellows discuss ways in which we can energize the American health care system. Ideas range from “thinking like Amazon” to using “cancer-fighting” computers,” and provide us with hope for an efficient future system. For the full article, please see […]

BUSM Provost Seminar 6/28: Future of Health Systems

The Boston University School of Medicine will be hosting a Provost Seminar, “Future of Health Systems,” on June 28, 2018. Health Systems are going through major change brought on by different market entrants and disruptors. In addition, significant changes in regulation and policy at the state and national levels have added to the complexity. A case […]

IHSIP Welcomes First Fellows

Health, healthcare, and the healthcare system are complex—the problems they face are as well. This complexity is why the Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy was created with a focus on driving interdisciplinary work: meaningful solutions to healthcare’s challenging problems require the collaborative efforts of experts from multiple domains. In keeping with this guiding […]

POSTPONED: Tomorrow’s DHI Research Award Event

Due to projections of severe weather, the Digital Health Initiative event scheduled to take place March 13 has been rescheduled to take place on March 22 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing our BU faculty community on March 22! We hope everyone stays safe throughout the […]

DHI Research Award Event – March 22, 10:30am-12:30pm

Digital Health Initiative Special Research Award Event Join the Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy and the Hariri Institute for Computing for a discussion about the current Digital Health Initiative (DHI) research proposal call; the event will include a briefing on the current proposal call, presentations from past DHI award recipients, and a unique […]

Announcement of SIDR Awardees

Following a competitive review, the Social Innovation on Drug Resistance (SIDR) program at Boston University has selected the following four projects to receive funding for two-year post-doc researchers. Fourteen BU professors from seven BU Schools will work with four post docs on interdisciplinary projects applying social science to the problem of drug-resistant infections: Uptake of […]

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Surgeon General of the United States & MA Commissioner of Health at BU

The 20th Surgeon General of the United States, Jerome Adams, and Massachusetts Commissioner of Health Monica Bharel spoke at a public event titled “The Opioid Crisis in America: A Conversation with the US Surgeon General” hosted by the Boston University Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy and the Boston University School of Public Health. […]

A Celebration of MLK’s Legacy with BUMC

More than 100 members of the Boston University Medical Campus community gathered on Thursday, Jan. 18, to commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Jonathan Woodson, MD, director of the IHSIP, was honored to serve as the featured speaker this year at the annual event. Dr. Woodson’s  presentation, “My Soul Looks Back, Lest I Forget,” […]

HLTH Conference Poster & Paper Contest Opportunity

For faculty and students interested in attending the HLTH Conference this May, please note that you can submit a poster abstract or paper to the HLTH Academic Discoveries program to enter for a chance to present your poster. Submissions will also be judged across three categories for an award: Best Student Idea – $5,000 award Best Professional […]

IHSIP & CARB-X Launch Joint Postdoc Program

The Boston University Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy and the Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator, or CARB-X, have proudly launched the Social Innovation on Drug Resistance (SIDR) Postdoctoral Program, which seeks to reward interdisciplinary research and develop the next generation of scientists by funding the competitive salaries and benefits of two postdoctoral associates on two separate BU […]