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Disruptive Innovation: Can Health Care Learn From Other Industries? A Conversation With Clayton M. Christensen

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  1. Clayton Christensen is the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts. Mark Smith ([email protected]) is president and chief executive officer of the California HealthCare Foundation in Oakland.

ABSTRACT:

Clayton Christensen is one of America's most influential business thinkers and writers. A professor at Harvard Business School, Christensen is perhaps best known for his writings on disruptive innovation in such books as The Innovator's Dilemma and The Innovator's Solution. In this interview with the California HealthCare Foundation's Mark Smith, he argues that the answer for more affordable health care will come not from an injection of more funding but, rather, from innovations that aim to make more and more areas of care cheaper, simpler, and more in the hands of patients. Christensen has been an adviser to several new companies in health care.

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