Amitahb Chandra is co-author of this editorial in JAMA that suggests that the significant job growth in the health care sector may have to be scaled back in order to reduce health care costs.
A blueprint for deciphering and assessing evidence-based health policy
An editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine co-authored by Amitahb Chandra has received attention in the news.
Can Wall Street techniques fix high health care costs?
Wired Magazine asks Harvard Pop Center faculty member Amitabh Chandra, PhD, what he thinks about an innovative paper that introduces long-term solutions to help make high-priced treatments affordable, even when not covered by health insurance policies.
Pop Center faculty share insights into U.S. health inequalities in Harvard Gazette’s series on inequality
Pop Center faculty members Amitabh Chandra, PhD, Ashish Jha, MD, Ichiro Kawachi, MD, PhD, Joshua Salomon, PhD, SV Subramanian, PhD, and David Williams, PhD, are among the Harvard scholars cited on health inequalities in this Harvard Gazette article, the fourth in a series on what Harvard scholars are doing to address inequality in the United States. The piece was covered in this issue of U.S. News and World Report.
Do higher health insurance deductibles really turn patients into smarter consumers?
In this 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.
Can we learn about mortality risk by comparing data from self-reports vs. claims on heart attacks?
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.
Addressing challenge of selecting best health care intervention when benefits & value are often in gray zone
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.”
Videos of Speaker Presentations at 50th Anniversary Symposium
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…
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Amitabh Chandra and David Cutler comment on health care spending in New York Times article
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 discusses technology’s role in health care crisis with WGBH
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.
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