November 9, 2011

Star Tribune: UnitedHealth sees new market in Middle East

Professor Stephen T. Parente was quoted in the November 5th StarTribune article about how UnitedHealth's Optum division is pushing into the Middle East with a joint venture it believes will open up a rapidly expanding market for its health IT services.

October 25, 2011

Dr. Susan Alpert, PhD, MD named MILI's first Executive in Residence

Dr. Alpert, PhD, MD, recently retired from Medtronic where she was senior vice president and chief regulatory officer since 2005. Dr. Alpert was one of the founding members of MILI's National Industry Council and has been actively engaged with MILI for over five years. Dr. Alpert's role will greatly enhance the academic environment of MILI by sharing her professional expertise.

September 22, 2011

Prof. Stephen Parente on board of new Health Care Cost Institute

The Health Care Cost Institute, a new and unprecedented health research initiative will transform the study of U.S. health care spending. The institute will allow researchers and policymakers access to a comprehensive collection of health plan and government payer data. Access to this data will offer new insights into health care costs, utilization and intensity.

Professor Stephen Parente will be one of seven members of the governing board comprised of independent national physician leaders and academic researchers.

More information on the Health Care Cost Institute can be found at:

December 13, 2010

Professor Stephen Parente interviewed on the future of health information technology.

Professor Stephen Parente was interviewed by AEI's Tom Miller on the future of health information technology. Watch it here on YouTube.