Robert Huckman is the Albert J. Weatherhead III Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, the Faculty Chair of the HBS Health Care Initiative, and the Chair of the MBA Required Curriculum. He currently teaches the second-year MBA course entitled “Transforming Health Care Delivery” and has previously taught both required and elective courses in Technology and Operations Management. Professor Huckman is the Faculty Chair of HBS’ executive education program entitled Managing Health Care Delivery. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Co-Chair of the management track of Harvard’s doctoral program in health policy.
Professor Huckman’s research focuses on operational improvement and consumerism in the health care industry. His articles have appeared in publications including the American Economic Review, Harvard Business Review, Health Affairs, the Journal of the American Medical Association, Management Science, and the New England Journal of Medicine. He is an Associate Editor of Management Science.
Professor Huckman received a PhD in Business Economics from Harvard University and an AB in Public Policy, summa cum laude, from Princeton University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Prior to his graduate studies, Professor Huckman was a Principal and Founding Equity Member of Stamos Associates, Inc., a strategy and operations consulting firm serving clients in the health care industry. In 1997, Stamos Associates was acquired by Perot Systems, Inc. Professor Huckman has also worked at Booz Allen & Hamilton, Inc.
Clip by Michael McWilliams, Griffin Myers & Robert Huckman
If we’re going to change the health care payment model, do we need to change medical school curricula and how we train physicians?
Clip by Griffin Myers, Robert Huckman & Michael McWilliams
Evidence shows that primary care–led, risk-bearing, ACO-like practices and independent physician group models generate more savings.
Clip by Robert Huckman, Griffin Myers & Michael McWilliams
Are we too concerned about payment reform? Should we let the system play its course, or should we give it subtle nudges?
Clip by Robert Huckman & Michael McWilliams
You know what you like in a mobile phone and can compare different models’ quality. How can patients and providers do that in health care?
Article by Lisa S. Rotenstein, Neil W. Wagle & Robert Huckman
PRO collection is not only feasible and good for clinical care, but it also may enhance physician satisfaction and prevent burnout.