Lawton R Burns

James Joo-Jin Kim Professor, Professor of Health Care Management, The Wharton School.

Meeting the Challenges of Healthcare Needs in India: Paths to Innovation

How does the quality and availability of healthcare services keep pace with a vastly improving standard of living in a rapidly developing country? And to what extent can access to that quality care be available to all socioeconomic levels? These questions have a special relevance to India because progress in healthcare availability – or the lack of it – will …

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Doing More with Less – Lessons from a Doctor

Dr Devi Prasad Shetty is the founder of Narayana Hrudayalaya, a hospital specialising in cardiac and cancer care in Bangalore. Established in 2001, the hospital has since grown to become the first centre for artificial heart transplant in Asia. Along with the government of Karnataka, Dr Shetty was also instrumental in designing a cheap, yet comprehensive insurance scheme for the …

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