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Hospital Budget Systems Are Holding Back Innovation

Harvard Business

A second, more radical solution is to create budgets and authority for a service line or integrated practice unit (IPU) that manages a patient’s entire treatment for a high-volume medical condition. The IPU is an essential component of the value-based care model advocated by Harvard Business School’s Michael Porter. Financial management Technology Innovation Healthcare Digital ArticleGillian Blease/Getty Images.

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Why We Need to Update Financial Reporting for the Digital Era

Harvard Business

In our recent HBR article , we argued that financial statements fail to capture the value created by modern digital companies. and (ii) how can digital firms improve their financial reports to communicate sources of value creation in their businesses? Business students have traditionally considered net present value, payback period, and hurdle rates as necessary tools to determine which project to select. Martin Konopka/EyeEm/Getty Images.

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