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Center for Health and Business

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Center for Health and Business

Transforming the business of health

The health industry is one of the largest and most expansive sectors of the economy, accounting for a significant portion of the nation's GDP. The Center for Health and Business (CHB) brings together students, faculty, alumni and corporate partners to develop innovative and sustainable solutions for this evolving industry.

Priority Areas

Impactful Education

Inspiring learners to bring multidisciplinary and forward-thinking perspectives into their careers in the health industry and beyond

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Actionable Research

Bringing together faculty and staff across the university to conduct research and execute projects that spark innovation and improve health-related outcomes through collaboration

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Meaningful Partnerships

Cultivating synergistic external partnerships with organizations and individuals in the health industry essential to developing a wide-reaching, inclusive and diverse network

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Bentley and the Health Industry

The health industry is big business and the opportunities to make a positive impact are endless. Learn how business is the driving force behind how innovative ideas and new technologies make patients and populations healthier.

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This isn't just a monetary gift. It’s a commitment of time and resources to help move this initiative over the goal line and be part of the fabric of Bentley. To step back, look at the next generation and think: How do I make an impact?
Chris Smith ’91, MBA ’92, P ’19 ’24
Center for Health and Business Benefactor

Bentley Launches Center for Health and Business

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Improving the Future of Health

The new center, which brings together more than 90 faculty and staff members from 27 various departments and disciplines, focuses on three priority areas — educating learners, supporting actionable research and building meaningful partnerships with companies — to take a cross-industry approach to problems plaguing the health industry today.  

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In the News

Alumni at Boston Scientific Share Insights About Health Industry Careers

"Bentley is fortunate to have a strong network of alumni working locally in health-related fields."

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Bentley Launches New Executive Education Program

Bentley University has launched an executive education program to give aspiring health leaders and teams the strategic skills needed to drive change in the evolving health industry.

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Is Public Health Suffering From a Crisis of Confidence?

Three Bentley professors acknowledge their history-making NIH funding would not have been possible were it not for their involvement with the Center for Health and Business. 

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Bentley’s Bold Bets for the Future

In his inauguration address, President Chrite identifies access, cost and delivery of health care as one of the nation's most complex challenges.  

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Healthcare is a Key Part of Bentley's Strategic Plan

Bentley identifies health care as one of its core “Impact Hubs,” with a special emphasis on faculty teaching and research along with collaboration with external partners. 

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