Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership

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Transforming Leaders. Transforming Healthcare.

Date Publisher Press Item

12/10/14

Executive Insight

Ensuring Value for Stakeholders: Navigate potential penalties and rewards via value-based purchasing
Joseph Coyne, adjunct professor of Healthcare Leadership, recently authored an article that appeared in the December 2014 issue of Executive Insight magazine. In the article, Coyne discusses two Medicare value-based purchasing programs; The Hospital Readmisions Reduction Program and Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program.

12/9/14

Brown University

Students mark midyear degree completions
The 2015 Commencement remains months away, but for many students who have completed their academic work this semester, it’s not too soon to celebrate that milestone.

12/8/14

ConvergenceRI

Executive Master Program in Health Care Leadership finds answers close to home
As one of the last events arranged during the final on-campus study session for the EMHL Class of 2015, students took a tour of Blackstone Valley Community Health Care in Pawtucket, a community health center only a few miles down the road from the Brown campus. What they found astounded many of them: a community health center that serves about 15,000 patients a year, where many of the transformative ideas on health care that they had wrestled with in the classroom were being applied in practice successfully. 

12/1/14

PM&R

Content Analysis of CMS Healthcare Innovation Awards From a Physiatric Perspective
Matthew J. Smith, MD, a student in the EMHL Class of 2016, was recently pushlished in PM&R Journal, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. This content analysis shows that the concepts emphasized in the HCIA projects parallel fundamental physiatric principles. The findings may help physiatrists understand how reform is unfolding, prepare for the evolving health care landscape, and recognize future opportunities.

11/20/14

Brown University

EMHL Class of 2015 Student Receives Prestigious Harvard Health Care Innovation Challenge Award
Brown University School of Professional Studies announced today that Christopher Godfrey, a student in the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership (EMHL) program, is a finalist in the Harvard Forum on Health Care Innovation, Health Acceleration Challenge. The Challenge invites innovative ideas that can transform the health care delivery system, and split a $150,000 award among the 4 finalists selected from 478 entries.

9/9/14

Becker's Hospital Review

CFO perspective: Finding savings in the annual operating budget
An article by Chris "Chip" Neuman, EMHL class of 2015 and Area Finance Office, Kaiser Permanente.

8/25/14

Executive Insight

Patient-Centered Medical Home Success
Meryl Moss, EMHL Class of 2015, talks about embracing the transition to patient centered care and moving away from the traditional fee-for-service payment/care model.

8/17/14

The Seattle Times

Guest: Mental illness does not mean your life is over
EMHL Class of 2016 student, Linea Johnson, discusses her personal journey navigating the mental health landscape and explains why advocating for the health and well-being of those diagnosed with mental illness is at the forefront of her health advocacy work.

8/9/14

EMHL Class of 2016 Convocation Panel Discussion

Convocation Panel Discussion: Challenges in Healthcare Leadership
On August 8, 2014, we welcomed Brown University’s Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership Class of 2016 to campus. During this event, Dr. Ira Wilson led a wide ranging panel discussion of the new and unique challenges confronting health care leaders today. Explored were the defining qualities of effective healthcare leadership amid a changing healthcare landscape.

8/1/14

Pharmexec.com

Brown University's Masters in Healthcare Leadership: A Mission to Transform
William Looney cites Brown's EMHL curriculum and student body as transformative and empowering. He discusses how the program brings together mid-career health professionals with diverse interests, skills and capabilities to challenge healthcare's status quo.

7/20/14

Asbury Park Press

Chief Legal Officer Chosen at CentraState
David A. De Simone has been named senior vice president of organizational transformation and chief legal officer for CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold Township.

6/12/14

Physicians Practice

Standing Your Ground Amid Healthcare Reform, pgs 10-13
Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program director, Angela Sherwin, weighs in on EHRs and the health reform law.

5/30/14

HealthcareIT News

EMHL Class of 2015 student, Marianne James, named to Top Women Powerhouses in Health IT list.

5/20/14

Brown Medicine Magazine

Change Makers
An executive master's program from Brown University creates leaders in the healthcare space.

5/20/14

EMHL

EMHL Class of 2015 student presents at Healthcare Dealmakers Conference
Christopher Godfrey, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bloodbuy, and a member of the Brown University Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership Class of 2015, spoke at the 2014 Healthcare Dealmakers Conference in Dallas, TX. Chris' new venture builds on his Critical Challenge Project conducted throughout the Healthcare Leadership program. His conference presentation elaborated on how Bloodbuy has applied disruptive innovation theories to transform the delivery of healthcare services. 

4/24/14

EMHL

EMHL Class of 2015 student appointed SVP of Organizational Transformation and Chief Legal Officer
David A. De Simone, ESQ., a student in the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership Class of 2015, recently accepted the position of Senior Vice President of Organizational Transformation and Chief Legal Officer at CentraState Health System in Freehold, New Jersey. Mr. De Simone will provide strategic leadership and help integrate CentraState’s ACO, MSO, and PHO efforts in the development of a small group health offering for local businesses and the health insurance exchange.

4/22/14

Executive Insight

Cloud-Based EMR
EMHL Faculty member Mark Schneider discusses cloud-based EMR systems in the April issue of Executive Insight.

4/22/14

Executive Insight

Addressing the Healthcare Learning Gap
Jun Sutherland, a current student in the EMHL Class of 2015, discusses how learning and education are key criteria in selecting thoughtful and sustainable healthcare partnerships in the April issue of Executive Insight.

4/1/14

Brown Daily Herald

RI exceeds health insurance sign-up target
Angela Sherwin, program director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership, provides her thoughts on the Rhode Island exchange.

3/31/14

EMHL EMHL Class of 2015 student appointed Chief of Emergency Medicine
Tenny Thomas, MD, a current student in the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership Class of 2015, was recently appointed Chief of Emergency Medicine at Morton Hospital, a Steward Family Hospital, located in Taunton, MA. Each year, more than 55,000 patients are seen in Morton Hospital's Emergency Department, which is staffed by physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other health professionals who are all highly trained and dedicated to treating patients in the emergency setting.

3/1/14

Managed Healthcare Executive Exchanges make progress for the future
Angela Sherwin, program director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership, provides her thoughts on the future of exchanges and where stakeholder opportunities lie.

1/28/14

EMHL

EMHL Class of 2015 student appointed to Pathways to Wellness Executive Board
Kirti Patel, MD, Obstetrician/Gynecologist at UMASS Memorial-Health Alliance Hospital and current Brown University Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership Class of 2015 student, was recently appointed to the executive board of Pathways to Wellness. Pathways to Wellness, Inc. is a nonprofit organization committed to providing equal access to high quality holistic care in Boston, MA.

1/23/14

Brown Daily Herald

Health care enrollment on track to meet federal targets
Following the Dec. 31 federal deadline for health care coverage registration, approximately 32,000 Rhode Islanders have signed up for health insurance using the HealthSource R.I. marketplace. Angela Sherwin, program director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership, shares her thoughts on the progress of the exchange here in Rhode Island.

1/16/14

EMHL

EMHL Class of 2015 student receives American College of Healthcare Executive's Regents Award in Rhode Island
Meryl Moss, Chief Operating Officer of Coastal Medical Group of Rhode Island and Brown University Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership Class of 2015 student, was honored with the annual “Regent’s Award” at a dinner celebration Thursday, January 16th  by the American College of Health Care Executives (ACHE) – Rhode Island Chapter. The award recognized Meryl for her leadership role in advancing the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care at Coastal Medical, as well as for supporting Coastal Medical’s use of Health Information Technology.

1/14/14

EMHL

Brown's Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program accepted as a member of the ACHE Higher Education Network
The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Higher Education Network is a collaborative effort between ACHE and healthcare administration programs to provide a valuable experience for students. Participation in the ACHE Higher Education Network entitles health administration programs to a variety of resources and tools that enhance networking opportunities, access to continuing education and exposure to current healthcare management issues.

11/26/13

The Fiscal Times

6 Ways Obamacare Is Changing Mental Health Coverage
Dr. Judy Bentkover, Executive and Academic Development Director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program, shares her thoughts.

11/4/13

Governing.com

State-Run Health Exchanges Overcoming Their Glitches
Angela Sherwin, program director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership, shares her thoughts on the progress of the state-based exchanges.

10/21/13

Providence Business News HealthSource RI working to expand website search tools
Angela Sherwin, program director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and who was deeply involved in the development of Rhode Island and Massachusetts’ state exchanges, shares her thoughts.

10/17/13

Healthcare Finance News Selling a medical practice?
Mark Schneider, faculty member in the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program, comments on the value of a medical practice with an electronic health record system already in place.

10/11/13

Clinical Innovation and Technology HIX Review, new innovation efforts
Angela Sherwin, Program Director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program, comments on the early weeks of the healthcare exchange.

9/12/13

EMHL Angela Sherwin Appointed EMHL Program Director
We are pleased to announce that Angela Sherwin has joined as the new program director for the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership. 

8/19/13

Providence Business News Brown begins master's program in health care
The first class of 28 students from 14 states began their studies in the new Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program at Brown University on Aug. 9 as part of special convocation.

4/3/13

Hospital Impact Solve healthcare problems with collaboration, accountability
Dr. Judy Bentkover, Academic Development Director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program, on how collaboration and accountability are key to improving healthcare.

3/7/13

USA Today
Opinion Column
CPR death highlights end-of-life decisions
Dr. David Dosa, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School and a course instructor in the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program, discusses independent living communities, specifically Glenwood Gardens in Bakersfield, CA, and their policy to not conduct CPR in medical emergencies.

2/20/13

Hospital Impact Continuous Learning Drives Healthcare Improvement
Dr. Judy Bentkover, Academic Development Director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program, on the challenges of creating a new healthcare system.

2/14/13

The Health Care Blog When is a Health Care Facility not a Health Care Facility?
 Dr. David Dosa, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School and a course instructor in the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program, discusses assisted living facility regulations and how they often prohibit certain types of care.

2/1/13

Becker's Hospital Review Leadership is Central to Healthcare System Reform
In the February print edition of Becker's Hospital Review, Dr. Judy Bentkover, Academic Development Director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program, discusses the characteristics of effective healthcare leadership. This article also appeared on www.beckershospitalreview.com on 11/29.
1/31/13 Clinical Innovation and Technology Weekly roundup: Shifts in focus
Dr. Judy Bentkover, Academic Development Director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program, on health care exchanges.
1/29/13 Clinical Innovation and Technology Exclusive: Insurance exchange mandate empowers states; more patients challenge hospitals
Dr. Judy Bentkover, Academic Development Director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program, on health care exchanges.
12/14/12 GoLocalProv.com NEW: Nine Named To Brown Healthcare Leadership Panel
Brown University’s Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program has announced the members of its newly established advisory committee. 
12/13/12 Brown University Nine named to healthcare leadership panel
Brown University’s Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program has appointed a nine-member advisory committee.
11/29/12 Becker's Hospital Review Leadership is Central to Healthcare System Reform
Dr. Judy Bentkover, Academic Development Director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program, discusses the characteristics of effective healthcare leadership.
11/8/12 HealthLeaders The Election is Over, But Not The Shouting
Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership Professor Mark Schneider discusses healthcare post- election.
1/3/12 ExecutiveInsight Brown University Healthcare Program to Prepare Leaders for Changing Environment
Program Announcement
10/25/12 Brown Medicine Magazine Change Leaders: Brown Launches Executive Master's Degree Program
Dr. Apurv Gupta, Adjunct Senior Lecturer of Healthcare Leadership at Brown University, discusses the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program.
10/15/12 Providence Business News Five Questions With: Jennifer Aizenman
Program Director of Brown’s Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program talks about the goals and outcomes sought for the new program.
10/15/12 Clinical Innovation+Technology Brown to offer new healthcare leadership masters program
Program Announcement
7/5/12 Providence Journal Executive health-care program coming to Brown
Program Announcement
6/28/12 WPRI "Full speed ahead" on health law in RI
Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership Profess or Dr. Judy Bentkover reacts to the Supreme Court health law ruling.
6/28/12 GoLocalProv.com Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare – Complete Reaction
Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership Professor Dr. Judy Bentkover reacts to the Supreme Court health law ruling.
6/19/12 Inside Higher Ed New Programs: Healthcare Leadership
Program Announcement
6/15/12 Bloomberg BusinessWeek B-School Highlights: June 15
Events and announcements from top business schools in the U.S. and around the world.
6/14/12 GoLocalProv.com Brown Launches Executive Master’s Program
Program Announcement