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Ashish K. Jha
Physician, health policy researcher, and advocate for the notion that an ounce of data is worth a thousand pounds of opinion. Also Director of
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Leemore Dafny Feb 21
Looking for a great full-time RA, interested in learning the ropes before grad school, for projects on prescription drugs. If you (or someone you know) has strong coding skills and loves thinking about the healthcare industry, please send them our way!
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Ashish K. Jha Feb 21
Replying to @LeemoreDafny
I'll announce it in our GHHP50 class today.
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Austin Frakt Feb 15
I don't normally RT the same thing so many times, but this is a big opportunity and I don't want anyone who wants to apply to miss out. Spread the word!
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Leemore Dafny Feb 14
Roses are red Violets are blue Grateful for friends & colleagues who pursue the Sisyphean task of improving healthcare And are good-natured while doing so, per Camus &many more
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Andrew S. Boozary Feb 14
roses are red 🌹 violets are blue health still bound by postal code even in Canada 🇨🇦 too
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Dan Gorenstein Feb 14
Roses are red Violets are blue We are busy making a kickass health policy podcast for you.
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Bill Gates Feb 13
At a time when bad news seems to dominate the headlines every day, I want to keep reminding people that life is getting better for millions in the world’s poorest countries, thanks in part to smart investments in health.
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Helen Branswell Feb 13
Replying to @sarahkliff
Roses are red Ebola is bad When this outbreak's over I'll be awfully glad
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Emma Wager Feb 12
Roses are red Diamonds are bling Universal coverage and single-payer Are not the same thing
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Ashish K. Jha Feb 13
Roses are red Violets are blue If you're going to bundle my payments I want them bundled with you
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Ann Aerts Feb 13
Great article featuring professors and board member Peter Piot - reviewing current progress in global health, and the strides we can make to move forward even faster!
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Ashish K. Jha Feb 12
Replying to @daviesbj
you rock buddy! Congratulations and totally deserved!
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Ashish K. Jha Feb 11
Everything I have seen suggests that we are uniquely inefficient over other countries -- whether they have primarily public or primarily private payers. Any effort to improve efficiency will likely lead to some people losing their jobs.
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Ashish K. Jha Feb 11
In both publicly- & privately- financed healthcare systems, what's the secret sauce for higher value? Competition Great piece quoting Competition in healthcare usually means lower prices, higher quality. What's not to love?
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Ashish K. Jha Feb 6
It turns out that the most important global health investment may not be a health investment at all.
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Ashish K. Jha Feb 7
Replying to @LeciaSequist
Poor Griffin!
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Ashish K. Jha Feb 7
Wonderful piece in reminds us why she's a singularly important voice in medicine. As Peabody said, the secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient. Advice often forgotten in today's rush for standardization.
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Ashish K. Jha Feb 7
I'd work with (and for) any day. If you want to be a postdoc -- and want to learn how to do important, impactful work that'll make the world a better place -- go work for Aaron!
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HarvardPublicHealth Feb 6
Where would invest money to improve health? Girls' education. "Beyond its effects on economic prosperity, it leads to smaller family sizes, lower infant mortality, more stable communities, and likely lower levels of disease burdens," he says.
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Nachiket Mor Feb 6
Indeed but this runs into the old efficacy versus effectiveness issue that healthy life styles have faced. MUCH harder move the needle at scale in real-world conditions.
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