Verdiana Morando

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Verdiana Morando is Associate Professor of Practice of Government, Health and Not for Profit at SDA Bocconi School of Management. She is Research Fellow at CERGAS Bocconi.


Her research activities focus on population health management and clinical governance, healthcare systems and policies comparison, process management and integrated care (Integrated Care Pathways), and bundle payments. She run different research projects in this field, either at the national and European level. Recently she worked on researches dealing with clinical networks in oncology, hematology and rare diseases; with the scaling up of population health management with regional health authorities and organizations; and with the development of intermediate care at the national and European level. Finally, she recently starts to work on big data in healthcare and their impacts with clinical governance.

She is author of many chapters, articles and policy report for government institutions. Her works have been published in Mecosan, Health Service Management Review, World Health Organization, National Institute for Health Research, Health Services and Delivery Research Journal. She wrote a case study for the Case Centre on the set-up of fast-track surgery in aorta surgery in Northern Italy. She is associate editor of Health Service Management Review and collaborates with the European Health Observatory on Health System and Policies. She is part of international networks as the Population Health Alliance, the International Foundation for Integrated care and the British Academy of Management. She earned a scholarship from the Confalonieri Foundation and the Case Centre.

Verdiana earned a Degree in Moral Philosophy and a Ph.D. in Organisational Studies with a Marie Curie Programme, from the Catholic University and the Manchester Business School (Manchester University) and MsC in Health Policies and Commissioning Health Care Services from the Birmingham University, Healthcare Service Management Centre.