Nancy M. Kane, DBA

Professor of Management
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Nancy M. Kane is Professor of Management in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Kane Co-directs the Master in Healthcare Management Program, an executive leadership program created for mid-career physicians leading healthcare organizations. She has taught in Executive and Master's Degree programs in the areas of health care accounting, payment systems, financial analysis, and competitive strategy. Her research interests include measuring hospital community health center financial performance, the competitive structure and performance of hospital and insurance industries, nonprofit hospital governance, and the viability of safety-net providers.

Professor Kane consults with a wide range of federal and state agencies involved in health system design, oversight, and payment. She served two terms (2005-2011) as a member of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, an agency advising the U.S. Congress on issues affecting the Medicare Program, as a member of the Massachusetts Special Commission on Health Care Cost Containment in 2009, and as a member of the Massachusetts Attorney General Task Force on Community Benefits in 2017.

Dr. Kane earned her Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Business Administration from Harvard Business School. She was listed sixth among the top 50 Healthcare Management Professors in 2015-2016 by HealthcareAdministrationDegree.co