Tag Archives: Journal of American Medical Association

David Cutler publishes JAMA piece on Affordable Care

cutlerDavid Cutler’s article “From the Affordable Care Act to Affordable Care,” was recently published as a “Viewpoint” feature in JAMA. Cutler argued that future health policies must focus on slowing the increase in health costs and on improving the practice environment for physicians.

Bell Fellow Fahad Razak co-authors article in JAMA that examines how physicians can better assist patients with decision making

Pop Center Bell Fellow Fahad Razak has co-authored an article in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that explores the importance of integrating some behavioral science into medical training to allow physicians to better assist patients with medical decision making. This article focuses on the prospect theory, a framework to understand how choices are made, to help gain insight into how patients make choices in the face of uncertainty so that physicians can become even better guides to patients.