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Our internationally renowned faculty and research staff explore the world's most critical business problems and share their insightful solutions through dynamic classroom discussions. This guide provides a window on the intellectual vibrancy of MIT Sloan.

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Live Stream of “Strategic Analytics: Changing the future of Healthcare”, May 25, 9 am ET

Includes Spanish and English Presentations Join MIT Sloan and the Universidad De Chile virtually at a conference on May 25th in Santiago titled, “Strategic Analytics: Changing the Future of Healthcare,” which aims to highlight the many ways in which data and analytics promise to transform the provision of healthcare. The conference is expected to draw hundreds of researchers and leaders from academia, health care, government, and industry. Recently, MIT Sloan hosted a Twitter chat (#MITHealthUChile) on the subject and previewed the conference in a recent post. You can join the live stream below: The post Live Stream of “Strategic Analytics: Changing the future of Healthcare”, May 25, 9 am ET appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.  Read the full post >

Using statistics can can improve clinical trials and outcomes – Dimitris Bertsimas

From Times Higher Education  Sometimes science can be personal. When my father, who was living in Greece at the time, was diagnosed with stage IV gastric cancer in 2007, I set out to find the best possible care for him. As is the case with many patients with advanced disease, drug therapy was his best course. So, after unsuccessful surgery in Greece, he came to the US for treatment. I contacted the most prestigious cancer hospitals in the country and found that they all used different drugs in different treatment regimens to treat advanced gastric cancer. As both a son and a scientist, I was surprised to discover that there was no standard treatment – something I would later realise was true of many different kinds of late-stage cancers. My family and I were therefore left without a good way to make treatment decisions. As a result, I was forced … Read More » The post Using statistics can can improve clinical trials and outcomes – Dimitris Bertsimas appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.  Read the full post >






 

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