The Business Advancement Center for Health's (BACH) research initiatives engage the community and industry, along with faculty and students, to co-create novel business-driven innovations. BACH's collaboration with faculty and industry leverages the Carlson School’s expertise across many departments on cutting-edge research and innovations in healthcare.
Key topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Value-based reimbursement and payment models
- Investment in the social well-being of individuals
- Organizational structures
- Quality innovation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Systems 4 Action Research Grant
BACH’s initial research initiative is a three-year project awarded in November 2021 that is focused on designing and evaluating a novel financial instrument to align Medicaid managed care organizations and establish sustainable funding for targeting social influencers of health.