New York Times piece “The Big Problem With High Health Care Deductibles” Amitabh Chandra, PhD, a Harvard Pop Center faculty and executive committee member, shares his thoughts on why he is no longer convinced that high-deductible health care plans are effective at converting patients into discerning consumers. Chandra’s insights were gleaned from this recent working paper.
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 that compares self-reported data to administrative data (Medicare claims) on acute myocardial infarction events. Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association,
Amitabh Chandra, PhD, Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty member, is co-author of a Perspective published in the that addresses the challenge of determining the best health care intervention when benefits and value are often in the “gray-zone.” New England Journal of Medicine
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.
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Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty members
Amitabh Chandra and David Cutler share their thoughts on health care spending in this New York Times article.
Amitabh Chandra, PhD, Professor of Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a member of the Harvard Pop Center’s Steering Committee, is featured on WGBH’s Innovation Hub and discusses whether technology has fueled the health care crisis.
Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government and Pop Center executive committee member
Amitabh Chandra is quoted in this article in Bloomberg Opinion Online entitled Health-Care Jobs Are Getting Squeezed, Finally
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.
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