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 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. Charlottesville Works: Harnessing Social Networks to Promote Employment and Fight Poverty Research Ridge Schuyler believed that social networks were a unique and innovative way to fight poverty through sustainable employment opportunities. This case study describes how Ridge scaled up Charlottesville Works locally around a formalized social network model that connects unemployed individuals living under the federal poverty line to promising jobs through word-of-mouth, at little cost. Professor Spotlight: Bala Mulloth News Batten Professor Bala Mulloth thrives in different cultures. “I was born and raised in Mumbai, studied in New York City, then worked in Budapest, Hungary, and for the past four years, I have lived in Charlottesville,” said the professor of Social Entrepreneurship. Batten Students Launch Self-Sustaining Social Venture, Reinvest Savings Back Into Capstone Course News Called C’Full, the program got its start in fall 2015 in Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship, a class taught by Batten Professor Bala Mulloth.