Three Harvard Pop Center researchers, including research fellow Laura C. Yasaitis, PhD, Pop Center Director Lisa Berkman, PhD, and faculty member Amitabh Chandra, PhD, have published a study in Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association, that compares self-reported data to administrative data (Medicare claims) on acute myocardial infarction events.
Amitabh Chandra, PhD, Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty member, is co-author of a Perspective published in the New England Journal of Medicine that addresses the challenge of determining the best health care intervention when benefits and value are often in the “gray-zone.”
In honor of its 50th anniversary, the Harvard Pop Center recently held a symposium titled Reimagining Societies in the Face of Demographic Change that featured presentations by Julio Frenk, Lisa Berkman, Babatunde Osotimehin, Jack Rowe, and Sir Michael Marmot, as well as a panel discussion including Pop Center Associate Director David Canning and faculty members Amitabh Chandra, SV Subramanian (Subu), and Mary Waters. Video recordings of these presentations and discussions are now available on our website.
A new study by Amitabh Chandra, Harvard Kennedy School Professor of Public Policy and Pop Ctr executive committee member, finds that female physicians in the U.S. are paid less.
Study by Amitabh Chandra, Pop Center faculty member, suggests that the healthcare sector is responsive to standard market forces.
Amitabh Chandra, Pop Center faculty member, expresses concern that the high patient volume needed to pay for new expensive treatment centers such as proton beam therapy will fuel health care costs while adding little to patient benefit. Read more …