A qualitative study by Theodore Long (Yale CSP 13-15) and Leora Horwitz (Yale CSP 04-06, VA Scholar) on the reasons high-risk patients sought readmission was published in BMJ Open.
Yale Program Director Harlan Krumholz discusses difficulties with health care from the perspective of the patient in an op-ed piece in Forbes. Krumholz was also recognized for his idea of creating an independent entity that provides independent data analysis to address challenges associated with undisclosed drug trials.
Elliot Fisher (Washington CSP 83-85) received $1,034,942 in funding from PCORI for his projected titled “Facilitating Patient Reported Outcome Measurement for Key Conditions.”
Michael Hochman (UCLA CSP 10-12, VA Scholar), Alex Chen (UCLA CSP 00-02), and Martin Serota published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine that discusses a new “payer-agnostic” strategy used within their organization that seeks to replace the current payer-centric system with one that provides the same care to all patients, a more patient-centric approach.
Alum, Nicolas Osbourne (Michigan CSP 08-10), was interviewed for an editorial piece in the New York Times about what it really means to be chosen for US News and World Report’s annual list of “Best Hospitals.”
Continuing her editorial series in The New Yorker, Lisa Rosenbaum (Penn CSP 12-14, VA Scholar), discusses what happens when doctors tell patients what they don’t want to hear.
Current scholar Lisa Rosenbaum (Penn CSP 12-14, VA Scholar), published an editorial on how doctors can share impossible decisions with patients and the strategy of "shared decision-making" in the New Yorker.
In the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health, directed by alum and Michigan program site Co-Director Matthew Davis (Chicago CSP 98-00), they found that most parents give cold medicine to young children when they should not. ABC News, Detroit News and the Wall Street Journal is reporting the survey results.