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Lawton R. Burns

James Joo-Jin Kim Professor of Health Care Management

Research Interests: formal organizations, health care management, hospital-physician relationships, integrated health care, physician networks, physician practice management firms, strategic change, supply chain management

Links: CV, Personal Website

Assessment of GPOs: The National Survey of Materials Management & Purchasing Executives Offical Rules


  • Lawton R. Burns, "India’s Healthcare Industry: A System Perspective". In India's Healthcare Industry: Innovation in Delivery, Financing, and Manufacturing, edited by Lawton R. Burns, (2014).  Abstract
  • Lawton R. Burns, "India’s Healthcare Industry: An Overview of the Value Chain". In India's Healthcare Industry: Innovation in Delivery, Financing, and Manufacturing, edited by Lawton R. Burns, (2014).  Abstract
  • Lawton R. Burns, Mandar Vayda, Bhuvan Srinivasan, "India’s Hospital Sector: The Journey from Public to Private Healthcare Delivery". In India's Healthcare Industry: Innovation in Delivery, Financing, and Manufacturing, edited by Lawton R. Burns, (2014).  Abstract
  • Lawton R. Burns, Richa Bansal, Prashanth Jayaram, "Medical Tourism: Opportunities and Challenges". In India's Healthcare Industry: Innovation in Delivery, Financing, and Manufacturing, edited by Lawton R. Burns, (2014).  Abstract
  • Lawton R. Burns, Ravi Shah, R. Carter Clement, Arunavo Roy, James Calderwood, "The Aravind Eye Care System". In India's Healthcare Industry: Innovation in Delivery, Financing, and Manufacturing, edited by Lawton R. Burns, (2014).  Abstract
  • Aditi Sen, Jessica Pickett, Lawton R. Burns, "The Health Insurance Sector in India: History and Opportunities". In India's Healthcare Industry: Innovation in Delivery, Financing, and Manufacturing, edited by Lawton R. Burns, (2014), 361 - 400.  Abstract
  • Lawton R. Burns, "The Medical Device Sector in India". In India's Healthcare Industry: Innovation in Delivery, Financing, and Manufacturing, edited by Lawton R. Burns, (2014).  Abstract
  • Lawton R. Burns, Ajay Bakshi, "The Medical Profession in India". In India's Healthcare Industry: Innovation in Delivery, Financing, and Manufacturing, edited by Lawton R. Burns, (2014).  Abstract
  • Lawton R. Burns, Jeff C. Goldsmith, Aditi Sen, "Horizontal and Vertical Integration of Physicians: A Tale of Two Tails". In Annual Review of Health Care Management: Revisiting the Evolution of Health Systems Organization , edited by Leonard H. Friedman, Jim Goes, Grant T. Savage, (2013), 39 - 117.  Abstract
  • Lawton R. Burns, Eduardo A Cisneros, William Ferniany, Harbir Singh, "Strategic Alliances between Buyers and Suppliers: Lessons from the Medical Imaging Industry". In The SAGE Handbook of Strategic Supply Management, edited by Christine Harland, Guido Nassimbeni, Eugene Schneller, (2013), 107 - 136.    Abstract
  • Lawton R. Burns, Stephen Sammut, David Lawrence, "Healthcare Innovation across Sectors: Convergences and Divergences". In The Business of Healthcare Innovation - 2nd Edition. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press., edited by Lawton R. Burns, (2012).  Abstract
  • Lawton R. Burns, Sean Nicholson, Joanna Wolkowski, "Pharmaceutical Strategy and the Evolving Role of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)". In The Business of Healthcare Innovation - 2nd Edition. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press., edited by Lawton R. Burns, (2012).  Abstract
  • Lawton R. Burns, Edward J Zajac, Thomas A D'Aunno, "Managing Strategic Alliances ". In Shortell and Kaluzny's Healthcare Management: Organization Design and Behavior , edited by Lawton R. Burns, Elizabeth Bradley, Bryan Weiner, (2011), 321 - 346.  Abstract
  • Lawton R. Burns, Elizabeth Bradley, Bryan Weiner, "The Management Challenge of Delivering Value in Health Care: Global and U.S. Perspectives.". In Shortell and Kaluzny's Healthcare Management: Organization Design and Behavior , edited by Lawton R. Burns, Elizabeth Bradley, Bryan Weiner, (2011), 2 - 32.  Abstract
  • Lawton R. Burns, Jeff C. Goldsmith, Ralph W. Muller, "History of Hospital/Physician Relationships: Obstacles, Opportunities, and Issues". In Partners in Health, edited by Jay Crosson, Laura Tollen, (2010), 18 - 45.