|Karen Glanz in her office with…|
A family's cost for the lifetime care of a member who has autism runs between $1.4 and $2.4 million, according to a new study co-authored by LDI Senior Fellow David Mandell and highlighted in a USA Today article. That estimate makes autism one of the nation's most expensive disabilities.
LDI Senior Fellows Karen Glanz and Kevin Volpp have been named co-directors of the University of Pennsylvania's new Prevention Research Center (PRC) funded with a five-year $4.4 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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|Together at the AcademyHealth conference in San Diego are the University of Chicago's Tamara Konetzka, PhD, and University of Pennsylvania's Rachel Werner, MD, PhD, and Dan Polsky, PhD, MPP, co-authors the paper honored as the 2014 Article of the Year.|
Astudy paper co-authored by a University of Chicago…
|In this 3-minute LDI excerpt of a longer Knowledge@Wharton video interview, Jeffrey Silber explains the new hospital care ranking system developed by a team he led.|
A study led by LDI Senior Fellow Jeffrey Silber and co-authored by Senior Fellows Paul Rosenbaum, Lee Fleisher and Orit Even-Shoshan that has created a…
An article in The Hill co-authored by LDI Senior Fellow Mark Pauly and three experts from the conservative American Enterprise Institute argues that the current round of health care reform "has largely ignored the poor."
In an article in Inside Higher Ed, LDI Senior Fellow Chris Feudtner discusses the petition signed by him and 534 other senior faculty members urging the University of Pennsylvania to drop its tobacco-related investments.
In a twenty minute radio interview on "Conversations in Health Care," LDI Senior Fellow Chileshe Nkonde-Price discussed her "Change My Steps" research project that has drawn national media attention as well as her comparison of the U.S. vs. U.K. health care systems.
RightCare Solutions, a company organized around clinical decision support software invented by LDI Senior Fellows Kathryn Bowles and Mary Naylor, has received the 2014 "Game Changing Healthcare Award" by the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (GPACT).
Bowles, PhD, RN, FAAN, is an Associate Professor, and Naylor, PhD,…
In an Op-Ed piece in The New York Times, LDI Senior Fellow Ezekiel Emanuel and Penn researcher Andrew Steinmetz write that despite conflicting data about national obesity rates, progress is being made.
Underscoring the current confusion, they cite both the recent JAMA study that concluded there has been a 43%…
In an interview on NPR's New Orleans Public Radio, LDI Senior Fellow Ezekiel Emanuel said the fact that a Pew Research Center poll found that 55% of the U.S. disapprove of the Affordable Care Act is a matter of "misunderstanding." The former White House health policy advisor, who was one…
A lengthy USA Today article about the adequacy of U.S. primary care services in the wake of the Affordable Care Act's insurance expansion quotes LDI Senior Fellow Karin Rhodes.
Rhodes and LDI Senior Fellow Dan Polsky led a new study that placed 13,000 appointment-seeking phone calls to 8,000 primary care practices…
|2012 SUMR Scholars Anand Gopal and Sydney Green|
LDI Senior Fellows David Asch, Christian Terwiesch and Kevin Mahoney's New England Journal of Medicine article on the "insourcing" of health care innovation is the subject of an article in Medical News Today and a post on the LDI Blog.
Health insurance coverage for low-income immigrant children who are legal residents increased 24.5% in the 20 states that took advantage of a 2009 law to expand CHIPRA eligibility, according to a new study led by LDI Senior Fellow Brendan Saloner.
First year Wharton Health Care MBA student David Fajgenbaum has been awarded the Wharton Health Care Management Alumni Association's annual $15,000 Kissick scholarship.
The WHCMAA scholarship is given to a health care MBA student whose outside-the-classroom activities involve significant business building or health policy impact.
A lengthy Guardian article about MIT's Climate CoLab's use of crowdsourcing techniques to generate new ideas for controlling the causes of climate change features LDI Senior Fellow Christian Terwiesch as an expert on the subject.
Terwiesch, a Wharton School Professor of Operations and Management, Co-Director for Wharton's Mack Institute for Innovation…
LDI Senior Fellow and Professor and Chair of the Wharton Health Care Management Department Lawton Burns is quoted in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about hospital mergers and consolidations in Pennsylvania. The article looks at the implications of the continuing acquisition of non-profit Pennsylvania hospitals by large out-of-state for-profit hospital chains.
In her latest New Yorker post, LDI Senior Fellow Lisa Rosenbaum looks at some of the ways raw Medicare financial data may not tell the accurate story of a physician's practice. Her commentary comes in the wake of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' release of a massive data set…