Tag: Healthcare

What To Do When You Have Nothing To Do

The advertising industry is very client based that involves communication going multiple directions. Sometimes, too many people involving in one project can be confusing and less efficient. This industry trend also applies to the team that I work in. The analytic department that I intern with work with all departments ranging from creative, social to…

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Why This Doctor Went to Business School

By Sthuthi Jebaraj MBA’18. As the sole medical doctor in my cohort, I frequently get asked why I’m in business school, and why I chose Babson in particular. To answer this question, I must describe the journey that brought me here. In 2007, I graduated from Christian Medical College in Vellore, one of the best…

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The Entrepreneurial Landscape of Healthcare in Kenya

By Ruth Shalom Kinyua ’19. Currently in my sophomore year and an international student from Nairobi, Kenya, I was drawn to The Schlesinger Fund for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship’s programs focusing on entrepreneurship in the healthcare systems of developing countries. I was concerned about healthcare in Kenya, particularly because the public health system has had a…

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Babson Grad Student Business Selected for First MassChallenge Digital Health Lab

TORq Interface, founded by Babson graduate student Joanna Geisinger MBA’17, has been selected as a participant of PULSE@MassChallenge–a new six-month digital health lab accelerator that matches startups with relevant corporate ‘Champions’. According to BostInno, ‘Unlike MassChallenge’s main accelerator program, which accepts 128 startups every year, [the 31 PULSE participants were] accepted through a match-making process…

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TORq: A Real-Time Surgical Scheduling Solution

During her time as a surgical device representative, Babson graduate student Joanna Geisinger MBA’17 spent the majority of her time driving to a surgery that she would later find out had been rescheduled, or waiting at a hospital for hours because they were behind schedule. The solution? Torq Interface—a HIPAA-compliant, automated platform which exports real-time,…

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Creating A Health Care General Motors

By: Marty Anderson The following was published in the Providence Journal in December 2009. It asserted that the problem with the pending health care law (now the ACA) was not its “universal coverage” mandate, but that it was proposing an extraordinarily complex central administrative structure that was beyond human capability to manage. In recent months…

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Stirring Up Global Change

What school would be crazy enough to give a group of nearly thirty students $3,000 and tell them to go start their own business—from start to finish—on their own, making their own decisions. Welcome to Babson College. I am currently working as the VP of Corporate Social Responsibility at MixItMug, a real-life, operational business, run…

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