Doctor burnout costs health care system $4.6 billion a year, Harvard study says

Physician burnout is costing the U.S. health care system an estimated $4.6 billion annually, according to new research from an international team led by a Harvard Business School researcher.

Alvin Powell | July 12, 2019 | harvard
~4 mins   

Tags: health-medicine alvin-powell burnout harvard-business-school health-care-costs health-care-policy joel-goh physician-burnout

Film tells story of Partners In Health and the impact of three people

Documentary Night in Klarman Hall kicked off with a panel discussion on a clip from “Bending the Arc,” a film about Partners In Health, the NGO founded in 1987 by Harvard Medical School students Paul Farmer and Jim Yong Kim and social justice and health-care advocate Ophelia Dahl.

Shona Simkin | March 4, 2019 | harvard
~8 mins   

Tags: health-medicine bending-the-arc documentary-night-in-klarman-hall harvard-business-school harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health jim-yong-kim michelle-a-williams ophelia-dahl partners-in-health paul-farmer

Symposium brings spheres together to lend insights to action for elderly

A half-day conference at Harvard Business School examined the growing promise of research on aging and the potential of now-experimental interventions to one day ease the burdens of infirmity.

Alvin Powell | Feb. 6, 2019 | harvard
~10 mins   

Tags: health-medicine aging alvin-powell caremore-health george-church harvard-business-school harvard-medical-school harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health national-institute-on-aging office-of-technology-development richard-hodes sachin-jain

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