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David Burchfield
David Burchfield, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Health Administration
Contact information:
Phone: 901-678-3361
Robison Hall 130


  • Ph.D., Cornell University
  • M.A., Memphis State University
  • B.B.A., Memphis State University

Research Interests:

  • Employer-sponsored health insurance
  • Educational paths of future healthcare finance leaders

Recent Publications:

  • “Consumer Directed Health Plans: Pot of Gold or Red Ink?”  In Revenue Cycle Strategist, June 2006.
  • “No Place Like Home: Telemonitoring Can Improve Home Care” with Nancy Averwater.  In Healthcare Financial Management, April, 2005.
  • “Consumer-Directed Health Care: Three Options, One Reality” with Roger Battistella.  In Employee Benefit Plan Review, 57 (12), 2003.
  • "Prospects for Rolling Back Third-party Intrusions in the Practice of Medicine" with Roger Battistella.  In The Physician Executive, 26 (6), 2000.
  • “The future of employment-based health insurance” with Roger Battistella.  In Journal of Healthcare Management, 45 (1), 2000.

Courses Taught:

HADM 6101 Health Systems
HADM 7108 Healthcare Finance I
HADM 7109 Health Information Systems
HADM 7208 Healthcare Finance II
HADM 7209 Operational and Financial Modeling for Healthcare using Excel

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