Healthcare 2020: Managing new health markets
Are conventional healthcare models still relevant, especially in rapidly-growing economies such as India’s, what will be the economics of the healthcare business and who will be the players of the future?
Harpal Singh, chairman of Fortis Healthcare, says “we need to stop fighting globalisation - it’s here, and we need to focus on how we can make it beneficial.” Singh also argues that countries like India could provide unprecedented opportunities both as a market and as a solutio
BCG-K@W Procurement Report: Part 4 -- Building Customer-Supplier Relationships
In the never-ending quest for cost savings, many companies have reduced the number of suppliers they use, consolidated their purchases, and negotiated better prices. So, where can chief procurement officers and other managers now turn for savings? In this interview, Bob Tevelson, a BCG partner and managing director, says firms must segment suppliers to identify those that can deliver what he calls "partnership value" by establishing relationships that move beyond the transactional level. This is
27 Sep 2010: Energy Market Consequences of an Emerging U.S. Carbon Management Policy
Emerging energy and climate policies in the United States are accelerating the pace of technological changes and prompting calls for alternative energy and stricter energy efficiency measures. These trends raise questions about the future demand for fossil fuels, such that some energy-producing nations are reluctant to invest heavily in the expansion of production capacity. The abundance of shale gas resources in North America could allow the United States to utilize more gas in its energy mix a
How much food could you grow in your garden? Judy Alexander demonstrates how she manages to grow an enormous amount and variety of food on her plot of land.
Judy Alexander demonstrates how she manages to grow an enormous amount and variety of food on her plot of land.
Comparison of Approaches to a Multimedia Presentation
Two computer-based multimedia lecture presentations were developed using the same software but using two different approaches. Similar lecture material was used for both lecture presentations. Students found that there were considerable differences between the two lecture presentations. One lecture presentation was found to be very dynamic and interesting compared to the other. However, when videos showing applications of theory were supplied with the less interesting lecture presentation, stude
COW, a Flexible Platform for the Enactment of Learning Scenarios
Open and Distance Learning platforms are more than system delivering pedagogical ressources. They require mechanisms for the enactment and coordination of pedagogical modules and learning activities. A common solution to express learning paths in learning management systems (LMS) can be the use of Educational Modelling Languages (EML). The next step will be the enactment of these models. For that purpose, workflow management system can be used. These systems formerly reserved for highly structur
This learning object covers the topic of clinical utility of genetic information. The object focuses on genetic information associated with colorectal cancer.
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
This website serves as a primer for understanding the fundamentals of NMR spectroscopy. Plenty of useful figures and animations that enhance the understanding of nuclear spin, shielding, and how these phenomena serve as the basis for NMR.
Charley Green and county agent H. H. Williamson in field of Irish potatoes in Escambia County, Alab
Caption: "Irish potatoes, 32 acres brought $100/acre. Charley Green and H. H. Williamson, county agent. Escambia Co." May 26, 1926.,JPEG from black-and-white photograph
Irish potatoes are loaded for shipment. Owner A. M. Coley and county agent L. G. Pearson stand in fr
Caption: "Irish potatoes being loaded for shipment. A. M. Coley, owner w/ County Agent L. G. Pearson. Monroe Co." May 27, 1926.,JPEG from black-and-white photograph
Hogs being shipped to market from the farm of H. B. Helms in Geneva County, Alabama
Caption: "Shipping hogs to market from farm of H. B. Helms. Helms shipped 157 rail cars of hogs between January and March 1928. Geneva Co." March 7, 1928.,JPEG from black-and-white photograph
Corn and soybeans on Charles Potter's farm, 1925
Caption: "Corn and soybeans planted together. Charles Potter's farm. Dallas Co." August 28, 1925.,JPEG image from black-and-white photograph. Size: 1195 x 920 pixels.
Governing the carbon offset market
Governing the carbon offset market
Intake of artificially sweetened soft drinks and risk of preterm delivery:a prospective cohort study
Intake of artificially sweetened soft drinks and risk of preterm delivery:a prospective cohort study in 59,334 Danish pregnant women
Trio, "5 Snapshots"
Composed by Samuel Adler Boston Currents Performed October 17, 2010 -- Fenway Center Claudia Schaer, volin Jason Fisher, viola Michael Katz, cello
Lecture 16 - 11/18/2010
Green Week 2005 - 5th Primary School of Pyrgos Ilias, Greece
A short video about the environmental impacts. It is the participation of the 5th Primary School of Pyrgos Ilias, Greece in the Green Week 2005 contest.
Market research. Observatory of consumption and food distribution. Asparagus
The study analyzes qualitative and quantitative variables on population consumption patterns and distribution of food products trends, strengthening its distribution.