Optimizing insurance and access to health care to provide high-quality health care.
Focus Areas and Initiatives
Penn LDI’s work fits broadly under five focus areas that highlight some of the most pressing challenges facing our nation’s health and health care.
Improving health and reducing health disparities through a more equitable health care system.
Improving the health, well-being, independence, and care of older adults.
Finding sustainable, humane, and effective solutions to the opioid epidemic.
Focusing on how societal events, structural forces, and policies influence the health of populations.
Featured Research Updates
We support and amplify scholarship that shapes and expands the knowledge required to improve population health, health care delivery, and health policy.
A Rare Collaboration Among Health Systems Raises Hopes of More Screening and Better Care
Will Over-the-Counter Access Increase Availability of an Overdose-Reverser and an Oral Contraceptive?
Probably Not: If the Past Is Any Guide, Cost and Access Will Likely Stand in the Way
Americans May Support Medicaid Work Requirements But Not Efforts to Exclude People for Noncompliance
Survey Shows Surprising Agreement Among Groups Regarding Health Care Coverage Policies
LDI’s Jeanmarie Perrone Names Biggest Takeaways from NIDA’s Conference on Opioid Care
Deaths Have Soared Since 2015, and Younger Black Women Are at Special Risk
Penn LDI Virtual Seminar Focuses Top Experts on a Formidable Tangle of Policy Issues
Extreme Heat Will Likely Harm Black People and the Elderly the Most, LDI Researchers Find
Death and Readmission Rates Are Lower but Stays Are Longer and Medicare Costs Are Higher