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Lawton Robert Burns, MD
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Lawton Robert Burns, MD

Speaker on Health Management & The Future of Healthcare
FEE RANGE: $10,000–$15,000 [FEE NOTE]
TRAVELS FROM: Pennsylvania
Lawton Robert Burns, Ph.D., MBA, is the James Joo-Jin Kim Professor of Health Care Management, and Director, Wharton Center for Health Management and Economics at Univ. of Pennsylvania. Dr. Burns teaches courses and lectures on healthcare strategy, organization and management, managed care, and integrated delivery systems. Burns has analyzed physician-organization integration over the past fifteen years, conducted numerous surveys of physicians at the hospital system, and analyzed the trajectory of physician-hospital relationships over time. He has published papers on the structure and performance of the physician practice management industry, the market forces that shape the growth of group practices & investor-owned networks, and the organizational options for physicians in a consolidating industry. He has authored a book on supply chain management in the healthcare industry: The Health Care Value Chain.