As the health care industry undergoes dramatic changes, the Center for Health Care Management & Policy is a source of important knowledge and information for leaders and those who want to move into leadership roles.
Established in 1988 by Professor Paul Feldstein to conduct and disseminate research on key health policy issues at the national, state and local levels, our mission was to provide a forum through which those key issues were discussed among scholars, the business community, government and other key stakeholders. Since that time, our marquee event has become the annual Health Care Forecast Conference that started in 1992. The conference serves as a unique venue for dialogue among government, business leaders, and academics that share their perspectives and forecasts on key economic and political issues impacting the health care industry.
Today, our mission is to build stronger ties with the health care community in Orange County and beyond by engaging our partners in collaborative research and education efforts as well as community service programs. Our current activities are in two main areas:
Attend this series featuring thought-provoking speakers on health care issues and public policy.
Fall Speaker Series
November 14, 2018 • 8 am – 10:15 am
Edward Heidig, Esq.
US Department of Health and Human Services
William Barcellona, JD
Senior Vice President
America's Physician Groups (APG)
Moderator: Cindy Ehnes, Esq.
Executive Vice President
COPE Health Solution
Mireille Jacobson, PhD, Professor and Director, Center for Health Care Management and Policy, The Paul Merage School of Business, UC Irvine
In February, researchers at the RAND Corporation and University of California Irvine confirmed similar, past findings, discovering a roughly 20 percent drop in opioid deaths after states legalized medical marijuana, but the effect disappears after 2010.
In line with its commitment to social good and innovation towards the UN's 17 SDGs, IBM has launched Watson for Social Good to help organizations leverage AI for the betterment of the world.
The Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA) program at the UCI Paul Merage School of Business has moved up 10 spots to rank 32nd among the nation’s Top MBA Programs, 19th among public universities and fourth in California in the 2019 Best Business Schools rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. The Merage School’s Full Time MBA program climbed two spots, coming in at 42nd nationally.
Panelists at this year’s healthcare forecast conference shared their outlooks on what work still needs to be done in the face of an unhealthy and aging workforce. ... The two-day conference was presented by the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California-Irvine.