Jaime Grego Chair of Healthcare Management

Holder: Núria Mas

An aging population, financial pressures and new technologies are transforming the healthcare sector and dominating the debate about long-term sustainability.

The Jaime Grego Chair of Healthcare Management was created in 2014 in parallel to the teaching activities and research into health economics conducted by IESE. Its mission is to contribute to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in the areas of health economics and health policy.

The aim is for the findings of its research to facilitate the transformation of the sector through the creation of a new, integrated framework for healthcare innovation and management.

The Chair takes part in international symposia and conferences, organizes sessions for IESE’s Alumni Learning Program, and collaborates with the IESE Healthcare Initiative programs.

Research lines

  • Understanding what works and why in healthcare by analyzing the experiences of different international healthcare systems.
  • Identifying the most relevant drivers in the use of technology in healthcare.
  • Understanding the impact of health insurance incentives.
  • Identifying and evaluating the key success factors in the promotion of integrated healthcare.
  • Studying the processes required in encouraging a healthy lifestyle and the role of prevention.
  • Identifying the best practices in the sector.

Holder of the Chair

Núria Mas is a professor of Economics and academic director of IESE’s Annual Healthcare Industry Meeting. She holds a doctorate in Economics from Harvard and is a member of the Governing Council of the Bank of Spain. She is an honorary member of the Spanish Economic Association and a member of the Advisory Committee for the Sustainability and Progress of the Healthcare System (CASost) of the government of Catalonia. She has worked as a consultant on health economics for the European Commission and several public institutions.

Sponsors

Publications

Journal Articles (refereed)

COSTA-FONT, J., MAS, N. (2016). 'Globesity'? The Effects of Globalization on Obesity and Caloric Intake. Food Policy, 64, 121 - 132. doi:10.1016/j.foodpol.2016.10.001.
MAS, N. (2015). Hospital Financial Pressures and the Health of the Uninsured: Who Gets Hurt? International Journal of Health Services, 45 (1), 53 - 71. doi:10.2190/HS.45.1.e.

Studies

MAS, N., VALL, J., FUNDACIÓN GALATEA, COL.LEGI OFICIAL DE METGES DE BARCELONA (2020). Impacto de la Covid-19 sobre la salud de los profesionales sanitarios.

Journal Articles (refereed)

JOU, A., MAS, N., VERGARA, C. (2020). Housing wealth, health and deaths of despair. JOURNAL OF REAL ESTATE FINANCE AND ECONOMICS. doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/s11146-020-09801-5. (Online first)
COSTA-FONT, J., MAS, N. (2016). 'Globesity'? The Effects of Globalization on Obesity and Caloric Intake. Food Policy, 64, 121 - 132. doi:10.1016/j.foodpol.2016.10.001.
MAS, N., VALENTINI, G. (2015). Technology Complexity and Target Selection. The Case of US Hospital Mergers. Industrial and Corporate Change, 24 (2), 511 - 537. doi:10.1093/icc/dtu017.
MAS, N. (2015). Hospital Financial Pressures and the Health of the Uninsured: Who Gets Hurt? International Journal of Health Services, 45 (1), 53 - 71. doi:10.2190/HS.45.1.e.
MAS, N. (2013). Responding to Financial Pressures. The Effect of Managed Care on Hospitals' Provision of Charity Care. International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 13 (2), 95 - 114. doi:10.1007/s10754-013-9124-7.
MAS, N., GUAL, J. (2011). Industry Characteristics and Anti-Competitive Behavior. Evidence from the European Commission's Decisions. Review of Industrial Organization, 39 (3), 207 - 230. doi:10.1007/s11151-011-9290-z.
MAS, N., SEINFELD, J. (2008). Is Managed Care Restraining the Adoption of Technology by Hospitals? Journal of Health Economics, 27 (4), 1026 - 1045. doi:10.1016/j.jhealeco.2008.02.009.

Working Papers

MAS, N., COSTA-FONT, J. (2014). 'Globesity'? The Effects of Globalization on Obesity and Caloric Intake (WP-1103-E).
MAS, N., VALENTINI, G. (2012). The importance of technology in the consolidation of hospital markets. The case of the United States (DI-953-E).
MAS, N., CIRERA, L., VIÑOLAS, G. (2011). Los sistemas de copago en Europa, Estados Unidos y Canadá: Implicaciones para el caso español (DI-939).
GUAL, J., MAS, N. (2010). European Commission decisions on anti-competitive behavior (DI-846-E).
MAS, N. (2009). Biotechnology in Catalonia. Industry analysis (DI-805-E).

Articles in other publications

DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., MAS, N., PASTOR, A. (2020). Economic perspectives on the end of the pandemic. IESEconomics.
DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., MAS, N., PASTOR, A. (2020). Perspectivas económicas tras el fin de la pandemia. IESEconomics.
MAS, N. (2020). Afrontar el presente preparándonos para el futuro. #IESEconomics.
MAS, N. (2020). Facing the present to prepare for the future. #IESEconomics.
MAS, N. (2020). ¿Hacia dónde vamos? Escenarios económicos. ieseconomics.

Edited books

MAS, N., WISBAUM, W. (2015). The Triple Aim for the Future of Healthcare. Madrid: Fundación de las Cajas de Ahorros - FUNCAS.

Book Chapters

MAS, N., WISBAUM, W. (2015). The "Triple Aim" for the future of healthcare. In Núria Mas Canal, Wendy Wisbaum (Eds.), The Triple Aim for the Future of Healthcare (pp. 9 - 16). Madrid: Fundación de las Cajas de Ahorros - FUNCAS.
MAS, N., CIRERA, L., VIÑOLAS, G. (2012). Què podem aprendre dels sistemes de copagament a Europa?. In Consell General de Cambres de Catalunya (Ed.), Memòria Econòmica de Catalunya 2011 (pp. 140 - 142). Barcelona: Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona.
MAS, N., PASTOR, A. (2005). Entorno socio-económico de los sistemas de salud. En Jaume Ribera, José A. Gutierrez, Magda Rosenmöller (Eds.), Gestión en el sector de la salud. Vol. 1: Gestión del sistema y de sus instituciones (pp. 2 - 22). Madrid: Pearson-Prentice Hall.
BOHIGAS, L., MAS, N. (2005). Planificación y definición de políticas sanitarias. En Jaume Ribera, José A. Gutierrez, Magda Rosenmöller (Eds.), Gestión en el sector de la salud. Vol. 1: Gestión del sistema y de sus instituciones (pp. 291 - 308). Madrid: Pearson-Prentice Hall.

Studies

MAS, N., VALL, J., FUNDACIÓN GALATEA, COL.LEGI OFICIAL DE METGES DE BARCELONA (2020). Impacto de la Covid-19 sobre la salud de los profesionales sanitarios.
BARCELÓ, S. P., CORONA, J., PUIG, M., ARGANDOÑA, A., CANALS, J., DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., ... VIVES, X. (2020). El impulso del empleo y el relanzamiento de la empresa. algunas reflexiones para la acción.
VIVES, X., XIFRÉ, R. (2017). Spanish Reform Monitor.
VIVES, X., XIFRÉ, R. (2016). Spanish Reform Monitor.
VIVES, X., XIFRÉ, R. (2015). Spanish Reform Monitor.

Cases

MAS, N., ROSENMÖLLER, M. (2017). Innovating Healthcare in the Basque Country: Moving to Chronic Care Management. IESE, P-1148-E.
MAS, N., SASTRE BOQUET, I. (2016). Restoring Japan: Abenomics. IESE, ECON-421-E.
MAS, N., CIRERA, L., VIÑOLAS, G. (2013). The Implementation of Cost-Sharing Systems in Europe and the Spanish Dilemma. IESE, ECON-419-E.