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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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Ashish K. Jha Jul 17
This is the right call. And so important. The Ebola outbreak in DRC is a crisis. has been impressive in its response but needs more global support. Time for the US to step up.
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Ashish K. Jha Jul 16
Hate to be the skunk at the party by talking about the evidence -- but generally, hospital closures have little to no negative effect on outcomes of people living in those communities (our paper with ).
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Ashish K. Jha Jul 15
This is enormously important so if you are in Boston/Cambridge on July 30, please join us. There is a public health crisis on the US/Mexico border. Learn from the leading scholars & practitioners on the ground about what is happening and what we can all do to protect health
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Andrew Goldstein Jul 15
Glad to see responses to and in letters from , O'Neil Britton, and . Clearly many of us have issues with PPP in social impact spaces, neoliberalism in global health, and broken global governance.
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Ashish K. Jha Jul 15
There is global crisis brewing that needs our attention The Ebola outbreak in DRC has been going on for nearly a year. And is slowly but surely spreading. Its time for bolder action No one better than to lay out what needs to be done.
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Drivers of Health Jul 11
and the are partnering to publish a 2020 Theme Issue on Drivers of Health to be co-edited by and . Please consider submitting papers regarding
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Austin Frakt Jul 11
Please consider submitting to this -related theme issue of , part of the -funded project. Please RT!
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Ashish K. Jha Jul 8
Super interesting paper -- read the thread. Makes you wonder about how much information asymmetry is the big problem for receiving high quality care.
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Dhruv Khullar Jul 8
THREAD: Social needs undeniably influence health—and it’s laudable that health systems are trying to address them. But the fact that we increasingly expect health systems to provide basic human needs—food, housing, transport, community—reflects a broader social failure.
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Margot Kushel Jul 8
Population health management—including addressing housing—are important because they improve health. Not because they save money, by they almost never do. Great piece by in
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Ashish K. Jha Jul 8
Population Health Management is all the rage....so I wrote about it for . What's it about? And what's the evidence? In short -- do it because it might save lives, not because it will save money.
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Sachin H. Jain, MD Jun 21
The team at is so proud we have our first debuting strongly at 1.833! Thanks to all the authors, writers, and editors who have trusted us with their work these first few years. cc:
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Ashish K. Jha Jun 19
Congratulations to my friend and brilliant colleague Eric Rubin, next EIC of . He is superb superb choice. has large challenges ahead. No smarter, steadier hands on the wheel.
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JAMA Network Open Jun 11
Cross-sectional study finds treatment at major teaching hospitals associated with lower total Medicare spending at 30 days
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Dhruv Khullar Jun 18
Are teaching hospitals worth it? In new , we review our recent work finding that for Medicare patients, Academic Medical Centers seem to be relatively high value—delivering similar or better outcomes at similar or lower costs.
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Andrea Ducas Jun 17
Join the livestream for today’s conversation on the Drivers of Health w & many others. . We’ll be going from 1pm-4pm ET
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Drivers of Health Jun 17
What's the effect of health care on longevity? In fact, what's the effect of health care on health? Join us today at 1 p.m. EST for our first of 3 meetings looking at . We're live streaming and live tweeting.
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Ashish K. Jha Jun 14
Tired of too few women in leadership roles in global health? We were too -- and decided it was time to act. Announcing our first class of Global Health LEAD Fellows. Because when more women lead, the world is better off.
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Ashish K. Jha Jun 14
Tired of too few women in leadership roles in global health? We were too -- and decided it was time to act. Announcing our first class of Global Health LEAD Fellows. Because when more women lead, the world is better off.
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Austin Frakt Jun 7
A theme I'll be hitting a few times is that to what we attribute health changes over time. It's not possible to say it's x% this and y% that *forever*. More on the blog:
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