A new report published by the Brookings Institution estimates national health care spending for COVID-19 care and discusses its policy implications.
June 2, 2020 • ~3 min
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As University facilities close, faculty and staff gather gear to pass along amid a nationwide shortage.
March 25, 2020 • ~4 min
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Harvard Professor Arthur Kleinman’s wife, Joan, began to struggle with a rare form of early Alzheimer’s disease at 59. Eight years after losing her, he chronicles their journey in “The Soul of Care: The Moral Education of a Husband and a Doctor.”
Oct. 31, 2019 • ~10 min
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Health care spending among the Medicare population age 65 and older has slowed dramatically since 2005, and as much as half of that reduction can be attributed to reduced spending on cardiovascular disease, a new Harvard study has found.
Feb. 4, 2019 • ~8 min
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Study finds virtual video visits, one form of telehealth visit used at MGH, can successfully replace office visits for many patients without compromising the quality of care and communication.
Jan. 15, 2019 • ~4 min
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Professor Robert Blendon of Harvard Chan School led discussion of a new poll that shows devastating costs in serious illness even among patients with health insurance.
Dec. 7, 2018 • ~5 min
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