Harvard Pop Center faculty member S V Subramanian, PhD, is among the authors of a study that reviewed outpatient data from a large referral public hospital in Delhi, India, and found that for every 1.69 male hospital visits, there was only 1 female visit. The ratio varied with distance to hospital, as well as with age. Other authors on the study include: Mudit Kapoor, Deepak Agrawal, Shamika Ravi, Ambuj Roy,…
Harvard Pop Center faculty member and RWJF Health & Society Scholar program alum Alexander Tsai, MD, PhD, has co-authored an editorial in The New England Journal of Medicine. Read more in Medical Xpress.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholar program alumna Summer Hawkins, PhD, along with lead author Rocio Calvo Vilches, PhD, a former Harvard Pop Center Bell Fellow, have published a study in Maternal and Child Health Journal that finds that perceived disparities in pediatric healthcare tended to lessen from first to third generation immigrant status, although there was some variation between racial/ethnic groups.
Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty member David Cutler is referenced in this article in New Republic on some recently released statistics on healthcare spending, indicating that the healthcare system may be becoming more efficient and services more widely utilized.
Study by Amitabh Chandra, Pop Center faculty member, suggests that the healthcare sector is responsive to standard market forces.