Blog: Learning About Health Management and Policy in Israel (2 of 3)

The MHA@GW students visited government and healthcare facilities in Jerusalem and the Negev Desert and discussed issues including health policy, long term care and dealing with mass casualties.

Blog: Learning About Health Management and Policy in Israel

Students in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University’s MHA@GW program recently took a 5-day trip to Israel, a country and region that experiences intense environmental pressures. The trip's leader explains the value of studying health policy and management in a country that succeeds in guaranteeing a comprehensive basket of health services to all citizens and permanent residents with public health outcomes that are among the best in the world, all at a cost of 7.4% of its GDP.

HPM Lecture: Health Sector Leadership Competencies for an Unknowable Future

Leonard Friedman, Professor of Health Policy and Management and MHA Programs Director, spoke at a HPM event, "Health Sector Leadership Competencies for an Unknowable Future."  Preparation of health sector leaders is based on satisfying a set of competencies based on environmental assumptions of how the world works today. Given the pace with which internal and external healthcare environments are changing, are the competencies that are appropriate today the ones that make the most sense for a world that is yet unknown?

Leonard Friedman Presents at Association for Talent Development Healthcare Executive Summit

Professor Leonard Friedman presented at the Association for Talent Development Healthcare Executive Summit in San Antonio on November 14. Friedman’s session, “Leadership Competencies for an Unknowable Future,” examined the attributes of effective leaders today and proposed a set of competencies for leaders of tomorrow to guide their organization into an uncertain future.