Research teams analyzed six years of Medicaid claims for every child in ten U.S. states and found that healthy children are 50 to 60 percent of the total cost in the Medicaid system in GA.
Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director at the CDC, and Michelle Nunn, CEO at CARE USA, will share on global health and humanitarian systems response and development in areas such as health emergencies and refugee crisis management.
In May 2016, the Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems (HHS) successfully completed its fifth professional certificate program in Health & Humanitarian Supply Chain Management.
Professors Pinar Keskinocak and Julie Swann, co-directors of the Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS) and professors in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) have been honored with George Tech’s 2016 Steven A. Denning Award for Global Engagement.
Experts, policy makers, researchers, and decision makers share research, new challenges, and current efforts for improving disaster response from pre-planning to mitigation.
The designation under a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) allows CHHS to bid for new research proposals at the VA for funding of up to $3 million to improve healthcare delivery for veterans.
For the last 7 years, the Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference (HHL) has brought together speakers and attendees from non-government organizations (NGOs), industry, government, military, and academia to identify challenges and opportunities in global health humanitarian operations and long-term economic development.
The Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS) was recently designated by Georgia Tech as one of the seven new Interdisciplinary Research Centers (IRCs) on campus. Each of these centers brings together researchers from different disciplines across campus to address topics of strategic importance to Georgia Tech, promoting collaborative research and coordinating activities aimed at large external funding opportunities.
Rebecca Curzon, Senior Program Manager for IBM Corporate Citizenship & Affairs addresses the role of technology in disaster response and humanitarian work as part of IMPACT speaker series.
As the East Coast braces for blizzard-like conditions, some may grumble about weather-related closings of schools, workplaces and government offices. They may look at the weather reports and think it is all much ado about nothing. While that may be true in some areas, Pinar Keskinocak and Julie Swann, co-directors of Georgia Tech's Health & Humanitarian Logistics Center, say leaders must make decisions about closings and preparations early -- even when there is still uncertainty about weather conditions.
This May 9-14, 2016, the Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems (HHS) at Georgia Tech will again offer the 6-day intensive certificate program in Health & Humanitarian Supply Chain Management.
The 7th annual Conference on Health & Humanitarian Logistics (HHL) held in Johannesburg November 18-20th, 2015 drew 150 participants from 33 different countries around the world engaged in the global health and humanitarian sectors to address challenges and successful models of organizational collaboration and supply chain practices.
Introduction to Humanitarian Logistics [pdf - 350KB]
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