Centre for Health Leadership & Enterprise

Centre for
Health Leadership & Enterprise

Based at Cambridge Judge Business School the centre provides a platform for the 20% of school faculty engaged in health-related research. We facilitate links between faculty, MBA and research students, the wider university, the local healthcare system, and public and private practitioners to address challenges of the healthcare industry, and support the development of teaching and research capabilities and the effective translation of research into practice.

Research Update

Investing in hospital information systems

Research by Professor Michael Barrett and colleagues, forthcoming in MIS Quarterly, investigates behavioural and institutional mechanisms that underpin hospitals' IS investment decisions. The research is based on panel data from all 153 public non-specialist hospital organisations in England, and demonstrates that hospital managers invest in IS not only to find solutions to performance shortfalls but also to achieve continuity and predictability in resource allocation and to signal conformity with external norms and expectations. Read more

Latest News & Events

We welcome Jessica Watts as a Fellow in Health Management

Over a 25-year career in NHS Management, our new Fellow in Health Management, Jessica Watts, has worked as a senior leader at national, regional and local level in both NHS commissioning and provider organisations, including director posts held at Board level. Jessica now works as an independent healthcare consultant specialising in organisational and leadership development and large scale transformational programme delivery. She is Programme Director for the University of Cambridge Judge Business School & Cambridge University Health Partners Clinical Leadership & Management Development Programme.

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