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CHIBE Summer 2016 Newsletter

Dear Colleague, We are happy to present to you our summer issue of the CHIBE newsletter. Our first story features a study conducted by Mitesh Patel, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Health Care Management at the Perelman School of Medicine and CHIBE faculty member. The study, published recently in Health…

Volpp and Asch Win AcademyHealth Article-of-the-Year Award

Penn Medicine and Wharton School Professors and LDI Senior Fellows Kevin Volpp and David Asch have won the AcademyHealth Article-of-the-Year Award for their paper detailing a study of the effects of financial incentives on physicians and patients, the organization announced. The award, which recognizes the year's "best scientific work in…

To Increase Group Exercise, Penn Study Suggests Rewarding the Individual and the Team

Financial incentives aimed at increasing physical activity among teams are most effective when the incentives are rewarded for a combination of individual and team performance, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The study, which examined the effectiveness of offering monetary rewards…

Penn study: Pay patients to take pills

Statins are proven to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, yet as many as half of patients with prescriptions eventually stop taking the pills. A possible solution, says a team of University of Pennsylvania researchers: Pay the patients. And for those whose good pill-taking habits lead to lower levels…
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