Newsletter April 2017 Issue


April 2017

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In This Issue

Center Faculty member serving as White House fellow 
Courtesy of Northeastern University
Center faculty member Mary Steffel, Assistant Professor of Marketing at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, has been selected to serve as a fellow in the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team. She will be working on a range of health care issues including Medicare Part D.
In 2015, the Social and Behavioral Sciences Team was established by executive order to encourage Federal Government agencies to apply behavioral science insights to their programs to better serve the American people.

Courtesy of Northeastern University

Hospitals in the Post- ACA Era: Impacts and Responses

Courtesy of Millbank Memorial Fund
Center director Gary Young presented an issue brief at the New England States Consortium Systems Organization (NESCO) focusing on ACA provisions & their impact on hospitals.

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Courtesy of Northeastern University

Faculty Member Receives Best Paper Award


Daniele Mathras received the 2016 JCP Best Paper by Early Career Contributor for co-authoring the article titled The effects of religion on consumer behavior: A conceptual framework and research agenda in the Journal for Consumer Psychology. Read more about her award winning paper here


Article courtesy of #LeadersatWork blog

New Publications by Center Faculty
Mitra, M., Dopson, S., Brankin, P., and Hoff, T. (2017). Leading Together: How to Build Collaborative Working Relationships Among Senior Healthcare Executives.

British Journal of Healthcare Management, 23:1,12-16

Illingworth, P. & Parmet, W. (2017). The Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy & the Case for Global Solidarity. New York, NY: NYU Press.
Young, G, N. Rickles, J. Benzer and A. Dangi. “Management of Medicare Part D Prescription Plans: A Conceptual Framework and Empirical Analysis” Medical Care 2017; 55: 37- 42.
Cramer, G., S. Singh, S. Flaherty, and G. Young. “The Progress of U.S. Hospitals in Addressing Community Health Needs”. American Journal of Public Health 2017; 107, 255- 260. 
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