The DPC Concentric Health Relationship Platform: Catalyzing Social Entrepreneurship in Health Care Services November 2017 By Bala MullothA. Jefferson EllingtonArt Taft The DPC Concentric Health Relationship Platform: Catalyzing Social Entrepreneurship in Health Care Services The objective of this case is to provide students with a comprehensive case in which they have the opportunity to identify and address the ways a mission-driven organization can spur social entrepreneurship. Specifically, students must address (1) The leadership role that the organization must assume in paving the way to become a standard of care and a model for how the incumbent relationship infrastructure of fee-for-service third-party reimbursement at the provider and self-funded payer levels could be disrupted with sustainable effect; (2) an understanding of the opportunities and challenges of creating an organization based on a highly disruptive technology; the importance and implications of social entrepreneurship in championing a technology within a particular (in this case medical) field forward; how, in health care, social capital principles may attract the status quo levers of power and use them to drive acceptance of and adherence to a continuously improving system of care; and understanding how to strike the balance between existing and new personal services and existing and new technologies to build resilience. Darden Case Collection Bala Mulloth Bala is a globally oriented educator and entrepreneur who has lived and worked in Asia, Europe and North America. Read full bio A. Jefferson Ellington Art Taft Related Content Bala Mulloth Defense Technological Innovation: Issues and Challenges in an Era of Converging Technologies Research Bala Mulloth and co-authors Bharat Rao and Adam Jay Harrison explore defense technological innovation in this new release in the New Horizons Innovation Management series. Innovation Tradecraft: Sustaining Technological Advantage in the Future Army Research For more than three years, the US Department of Defense (DoD) has been improving how it innovates in the face of rapid technological change. Dozens of departmental, service, and agency initiatives have emerged to address different aspects of the innovation problem. Batten’s Bala Mulloth Receives COVID-19 Social Entrepreneurship Grant News A team of faculty that includes Batten professor Bala Mulloth have been awarded $110,000 for their proposal titled “Technology Driven Entrepreneurial Solutions to Address Healthcare Worker Protection Needs.” Two UVA professors developed an innovative new air-filtration venture. Then the pandemic hit. News In the latest installment of Batten’s expert chat series, Batten professor Bala Mulloth and Gaurav Giri, a professor in the department of chemical engineering, discussed how they’re pivoting their business venture to address the crisis.