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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


  • Guy David, Rich Lindrooth, Lorens Helmchen, Lawton R. Burns (Under Review), Do Hospitals Cross Subsidize?.  Abstract  Related Materials
  • Aditi Sen, Lawton R. Burns, Michael Dandorph, Suzanne Sawyer (Draft), Physician Referral and the Potential for ACOs in Philadelphia.  Abstract
  • Robert J. Town, Douglas Wholey, Feldman Roger, Lawton R. Burns (Working), “The Welfare Consequences of Hospital Mergers”.
  • Lawton R. Burns, Robert Town, Douglas Wholey, Roger Feldman (Working), The Welfare Consequences of Hospital Mergers.