Health & Medicine

6

Whoa, Trigger

September 8, 2009
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is cited for his research on “community rating” and health insurance.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Preparing for a Stressful Flu Season

September 7, 2009
Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine discusses the H1N1 virus and what to expect this flu season.
Article Source: New York Times

Calling Out All the Hypocrisies

September 6, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed piece on government and health care.
Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Belatedly, the Recession Clobbers Phila.

September 6, 2009
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School comments on the health-care job market in Philadelphia.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Resurfacing, a Critic Stirs Up Debate Over Health Care

September 4, 2009
Jane Barnsteiner of the School of Nursing comments on the work of Betsy McCaughey.
Article Source: New York Times

Mistrust May Cause People to Put Off Treatment

September 3, 2009
Chanita Hughes-Halbert of the School of Medicine and the Penn Center for Population Health and Health Disparities discusses patients’ mistrust of the health system.
Article Source: HealthDay News

Combination Implant Appears to Help More Heart-failure Patients

September 2, 2009
Mariell Jessup of the School of Medicine discusses automatic defibrillators.
Article Source: Chicago Tribune

A New Approach to Inevitable End of Life

August 31, 2009
Mary Ersek of the School of Nursing discusses palliative care.
Article Source: Wilmington News-Journal

Would Tort Reform Lower Costs?

August 31, 2009
Tom Baker of the Law School is cited for his book, “The Medical Malpractice Myth,” as he discusses medical-malpractice suits and their effect on health-care costs.
Article Source: New York Times

Supporting Health Care Reform Is the Right Thing to Do

August 30, 2009
Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an op-ed in support of health-care reform.
Article Source: Science Progress