Case Competition


Medical Case Competitions 2014-2015
Kellogg Biotech Chicago, IL 1/24/2015 $5,000
KPMG International Dubai, UAE 2/2015 Not Announced
UAB Health Administration Birmingham, AL 2/25/2015 Not Announced
BU Digital Health Boston, MA 3/2015 $25,000 (1st), Prizes through 4th
Emory Global Health Atlanta, GA 3/2015 $6,000
Hult Prize Not Announced 3/13/2015 $1,000,000
Wake Forest Biotech Winston-Salem, NC 3/14/2015 $10,000
Clarion Minneapolis, MN 4/17/2015 Not Announced
BAHM (*see below for more information!) Denver, CO 4/18/2015 First Place: $10,000

Medtronic Interdisciplinary Healthcare Case Competition (MEDIHCC)

Established by the MILI Student Association in 2009, this competition allows students to apply their skills to a real case challenge presented by a medical device industry leader, and brings together students from colleges across the university.  Medtronic, which sponsors the annual event, provides the case as well as generous cash prizes.  Teams work for 36 hours to develop recommendations that will help the company best formulate a strategy, then present it to industry judges and Medtronic representatives in two rounds. 


Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM) Annual Competition

Formed in 2010 BAHM was created to transform the health sector by advancing education, research, and practice in the nation's top schools of management.  It is a collaborative non-profit organization comprised of business schools committed to the belief that management education, applied to the challenges of healthcare delivery and healthcare innovation plays a special role in creating new and important solutions.  As a member of BAHM, MILI teams have been able to participate in the annual case competitions.  The first year, in 2013 our team took second place, in 2014, first!  MILI teams have competed against such schools as Harvard, Berkeley, and Duke.  

Information on the 2015 BAHM competition is now available! 

The Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM) will host its annual competition on April 18, 2015 at The University of Colorado Denver Business School.  Each member school is able to enter one team of three students into the competition.  Teams should be submitted to Jessica Haupt ( no later than Monday February 9th.  Final team/team member selection will be made by MILI Managing Director Mike Finch.  Topic of this year's competition is, "Innovation in the Delivery of Health Care Services." Each student team will research and prepare a case study about an innovative change that has impacted ways consumers purchase and/or use health care services in the last 5 years.  Paper will be due Monday April 6th with oral presentations April 18th in Denver.  This will be the third year Carlson/MILI has participated in this competition, winning second place the first year and first prize of $10,000 last year!  Send any questions to Jessica Haupt (

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