Examines the challenges faced by the CEO at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the wake of radical changes in the medical environment. Have increased as pressures for cost containment in health care, the hospital’s efforts to reduce to a series of re-engineering costs, while the quality of care addressed. The CEO is now evaluating the results of these efforts and considering alternative strategies for improvement.

Examines the challenges faced by the CEO at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the wake of radical changes in the medical environment. Have increased as pressures for cost containment in health care, the hospital’s efforts to reduce to a series of re-engineering costs, while the quality of care addressed. The CEO is now evaluating the results of these efforts and considering alternative strategies for improvement.
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Gary P. Pisano,
Maryam Golnaraghi
Source: Harvard Business School
23 pages.
Release date: 05 April 1996. Prod #: 696063-PDF-ENG
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