Optimizing insurance and access to health care to provide high-quality health care.
Focus Areas and Initiatives
Penn LDI’s work fits broadly under six 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.
Supporting research related to the pandemic and its long-term health and economic implications.
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 Penn LDI Panel Looks at Health Equity and Other Issues in a Post-Dobbs World
Seventeen Health Services Researchers from Across Penn Schools Seek Collaborators
A Penn LDI Virtual Seminar Grapples with One of Health Care’s Most Complex Problems
A Penn LDI Virtual Panel Gathers Experts to Discuss Abortion Post-Roe
Study Finds Cost Differences Between Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Shared Savings Program
Three Things That Can Be Done
How Proximity to Care Can Impact Firearm Mortality Rates
Research Supports Expanding the Practice Beyond Substance Use Disorder Treatment