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Healthy business? Managerial education and management in healthcare

Bloom, Nicholas, Lemos, Renata, Sadun, Raffaella and Reenen, John Van (2017) Healthy business? Managerial education and management in healthcare. CEP Discussion Papers (CEPDP1500). Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

We investigate the link between hospital performance and managerial education by collecting a large database of management practices and skills in hospitals across nine countries. We find that hospitals that are closer to universities offering both medical education and business education have higher management quality, more MBA trained managers and lower mortality rates. This is true compared to the distance to universities that offer only business or medical education (or neither). We argue that supplying joint MBA-healthcare courses may be a channel through which universities increase medical business skills and raise clinical performance

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Official URL: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors
Divisions: Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
JEL classification: I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health
M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M1 - Business Administration
Sets: Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2018 15:42
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2019 23:28
Funders: Economic and Social Research Council
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/86592

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