Carrot-and-stick system appears to slow growth of health costs

Study led by Harvard researchers finds that a long-term trial of a capped-payment system encouraged preventative care and discouraged unnecessary spending

Jake Miller | July 15, 2019 | harvard
~7 mins   

Tags: health-medicine blavatnik-institute department-of-health-care-policy harvard-medical-school insurance jake-miller the-new-england-journal-of-medicine

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

Harvard hears from Kathleen Sebelius on future of U.S. health care

Former health and human services secretary Kathleen Sebelius gave the keynote at a Harvard Medical School event marking the 30th anniversary of the Department of Health Care Policy.

Alvin Powell | Dec. 6, 2018 | harvard
~4 mins   

Tags: health-medicine 2020-election 30th-anniversary affordable-care-act alvin-powell barbara-mcneil department-of-health-care-policy harvard-medical-school kathleen-sebelius larry-bacow

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