A new study by Stanford researchers indicates adding cardiac resynchronization therapy to an implanted cardio defibrillator (CRT-D) for patients with mild heart failure may increase the quality of life and do so cost-effectively.
In a Queen's School of Business (QSB) article, David Chan, an assistant professor of Medicine and CHP/PCOR core faculty member, discusses his new study on the cost of variation in medical practices. The article shows tha
Marcella Alsan, an assistant professor of Medicine and CHP/PCOR core faculty member, shows how economics is a broader field than most people realize in this video produced by the American Economic Association (AEA). Along with other top economists, she discusses the interdisciplinary nature of economics, specifically as it relates to global health. Alsan states that "without unde
Follow the 2015 Stanford India Health Policy Initiave fellows as they investigate informal pharmaceutical networks around urban Mumbai. We'll be updating this blog and tweeting at #StanfordHealthIndia over the next few weeks.
More than 2 percent of all emergency department visits are now related to nontraumatic dental conditions, according to a study by researchers at Stanford University, the University of California-San Francisco, Truven Health Analytics and the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.