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Growth in Drug Treatment Has Led to More Innovation

Commentary / March 17, 2014
Insurance coverage for addiction treatment has been expanded more in the past five months than in the preceding five decades. Contrary to the common complaint that nothing is changing in the “war on drugs”, the U.S. has never been closer to providing universal addiction treatment on demand.
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Stanford researchers launch new approach to health policy in India

News / March 17, 2014
Grant Miller and Nomita Divi are spearheading the Stanford India Health Policy Initiative, a program that rethinks health care in India. The initiative’s focus comes from the people who regularly confront problems with the country's health care services and strives to understand why patients and providers don’t always make seemingly logical decisions.
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At Stanford, IMF chief discusses promise, risk of global economy

News / February 25, 2014
Christine Lagarde says she is optimistic that the world’s economic leaders are committed to taking the steps that will guard against another large-scale financial collapse. But she’s worried that unless more sustainable jobs are created, economic disparities will increase.
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CHP/PCOR’s three new faculty members bring a varied background in behavioral health economics, law and children’s health outcomes

News / December 16, 2013
Three researchers, whose work spans the globe as well as disciplines, have joined CHP/PCOR. They include a health law professor, a physician economist interested in how behavioral issues influence patient outcomes, and another physician economist who will focus on health economic issues among children in developing countries.
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Stanford researchers: Feds likely miscalculated health care costs

News / September 11, 2013
With millions of Americans eligible for subsidies to buy health insurance, Stanford Health Policy's Jay Bhattacharya shows the government may have underestimated its costs by billions of dollars.
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Integrating technology and context into bioethics training for health delivery system researchers in Southeast Asia

News / August 27, 2013
Stanford pediatrician Jason Wang and researcher Mildred Cho have received $1,087,920 to launch a center in Taiwan and Stanford dedicated to training medical professionals about ethics. Wang -- an associate professor of pediatrics and a CHP/PCOR affiliate, and Cho -- a professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine’s Center for Biomedical Ethics -- received one of five of this year’s bioethics grants from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health.
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Austerity programs hurt children, say Stanford scholars

News / July 1, 2013
As governments slash programs for the poor, FSI Senior Fellow Paul Wise says there is an urgent need to discuss the impact of austerity measures on children's health.
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Stanford study draws attention to childhood obesity screening

News / June 6, 2013
Analyzing data stretching over four decades, Stanford researchers suggest early intervention treatments of obese children will have a surprisingly meager impact on reducing obesity-related illness in adulthood.
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Stanford law professor, security expert to lead FSI

News / February 11, 2013
When Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar takes the helm of FSI in July, he'll oversee the institute's 11 research centers and programs along with a variety of undergraduate and graduate education initiatives on international affairs. His leadership will be marked by a commitment to build on FSI’s interdisciplinary approach to solving some of the world’s biggest problems.
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Members of the media should contact Stanford Health Policy Communications Manager Beth Duff-Brown

bethduff@stanford.edu

650-736-6064