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Scholarly Publications

Can Technology Assessment Control Health Spending?

December 1994

Because medical technology is the most important controllable component of health spending growth, the success of strategies for limiting spending growth depends upon their impact on technology...

Creating the Costliest Orphan: The Orphan Drug Act in the Development of Ceredase

December 1992

Other Publications

Impact of Public Policy on California County Hospitals, The

December 1991

Bad Old Ways Beset National Health-Care Proposals

May 1994

Good Health Care Idea Gone Bad, A

October 1993

News

Stanford researchers launch new approach to health policy in India

March 2014

Grant Miller and Nomita Divi are spearheading the Stanford India Health Policy Initiative, a program that rethinks health care in India.

Events

Myths and Realities of an Aging Society

April 14, 2010

John W. (Jack) Rowe MD, an expert on health care economics and healthy aging, will be the inaugural speaker for the Stanford Center on Longevity Distinguished Lecture Series.

Why the United States Spends So Much More on Health Care than Other Countries: Economic, Institutional and Political Perspectives

June 5, 2014

Abstract: The United States spends over 17 percent of GDP on health care; the next six highest countries spend over 11 percent.

Projects

Health Care Payment Reform

May 2009

Organized by Stanford Health Policy Director Alan Garber, the Payment Reform Project brings together a group of economists and researchers interested in creating and studying novel approaches to...
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Group Visits to Improve Hypertension Management

Research objectives:The primary goal of this project is to improve blood pressure control in patients with hypertension through a new model of care delivery, Group Medical Visits.
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Global Healthcare Productivity Project (GHP)

The Global Health Productivity project is a Stanford-led network of collaborators from 20 developed nations organized to assess the impact of healthcare regulation, financing and organization on...
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People

Douglas K. Owens Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
Henry T. Greely Professor, Law
Susan M. Frayne Associate Professor, Medicine
Daniel P. Kessler Professor, Law, Professor, Political Economy
Stefanos A. Zenios Professor, Operations, Information and Technology, Professor, Health Care Management
Bradley Efron Professor, Statistics, Professor, Health Research and Policy
Randall S. Stafford Professor, Medicine
Victor R. Fuchs Professor, Economics, Emeritus
Wei Yu Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Stephen M. Shortell Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
John (Jack) W. Rowe Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR