MBA - Health Care


November/December 2011 Vol. 21
Cost, Quality and Access-to-Care Issues: International/National/State/Northeast Ohio

By Tom Campanella
Associate Professor & Director, Health Care MBA Program, Baldwin Wallace University

Baldwin Wallace University is pleased to offer its Quarterly Health Care Report by Professor Tom Campanella, Director of the Health Care MBA program, as a courtesy to those in the health care sector. In it, Professor Campanella summarizes and comments on what's new on the critical issues of health care costs, quality and access to care at the national and international levels, as well as health care news of interest in Ohio and the Northeast Ohio region.



  • Tom's Take on Health News of Note
  • Quarterly Rave
    • Some Managed Care Organizations are now publishing provider real cost information for their members - "One giant step for the consumer!"
  • Quarterly Rant
    • Unhealthy lifestyles that cause either directly or indirectly chronic diseases - "We can no longer afford to enable unhealthy lifestyles."  


  • Real Medicare Reform



  • Managed Care Organizations Response to Health Care Reform
  • Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)
  • Medicare Payment Reform
  • Federal Guidelines on Coverage for Preventive Care
  • Health Insurance Exchanges



  • Baldwin Wallace University Expands its Health Care Programs to BW-East in Beachwood
  • Health Care MBA
  • Undergraduate Health Care Management Major/Minor
  • The Healthcare Executive Management Certificate
  • Undergraduate Public Health Major/Minor
  • Meet Baldwin Wallace University's New Director of our Public Health Program
  • Baldwin Wallace University's MBA Open Houses:
    •  Beachwood - January 4, 2012;  Berea - January 5, 2012

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Sources cited in this Quarterly Health Care Report are listed at the end of each article. The articles detailed in this Quarterly represent a summary or excerpts from the original articles that can be accessed in total through the associated source link at the end of each article.

Tom Campanella joined Baldwin Wallace University as Associate Professor & Director of the Health Care MBA Program in 2003. He also is an attorney (of counsel) with the law firm Baker Hostetler, Cleveland, in health care law since 2000 and has over 25 years' experience in the health care industry. He was vice president of healthcare finance and care management at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Ohio and Medical Mutual of Ohio from 1989 to 1997 and was associate dean of the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and manager of its physician clinics in Athens, Ohio, from 1997 to 2000.

Baldwin Wallace University, founded in 1845 in Berea, Ohio, combines the personalized attention of a small school with the degree and course options of a large university. The Business Division's Health Care MBA, International MBA, Executive MBA, Entrepreneurship MBA, Accounting MBA and Human Resources MBA programs, as well as undergraduate programs, provide a unique blend of business theory and hands-on application, calling on a distinguished faculty who are scholarly, yet grounded in real-world experience.

 Baldwin Wallace University:   Practical. Principled. Powerful.

If you have any comments or observations concerning this Quarterly Health Care Report or you are interested in more information on Baldwin Wallace University’s Health Care MBA Program, you can contact Tom Campanella by e-mail at:

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Baldwin Wallace University provides Professor Tom Campanella's Quarterly Health Care Report as a courtesy to those in the health care sector.  Comments, opinions, emphasis and content decisions are solely those of Tom Campanella.


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