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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…

Price Transparency Not a Panacea for High Health Care Costs

In a JAMA editorial, UPenn PRC Director Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, discusses whether price transparency helps lower the cost of health care when pricing of services is a choice tool for  deciding on a health care plan. Responding to a new study by Desai et al in the same May…
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Penn LDI CHIBE April Newsletter

Dear Colleague, We are happy to present to you our spring issue of the CHIBE newsletter. Our first story features a study conducted by Christina Roberto, Ph.D., assistant professor of medical ethics and health policy at Penn's Perelman School of Medicine. This study looks at the effects of sugary soft-drink labels…

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…

March 2015 Newsletter from LDI/CHIBE

Link to Newsletter Dear Colleague, We hope you stayed warm and dry this winter season! The March 2015 issue of the CHIBE newsletter focuses on some exciting research that received a lot of media attention in the last few months. You can follow our media publications on our Twitter account @PennCHIBE…

Kevin Volpp and Steven Joffe Named Vice Chairs of Penn Medicine's Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy

Steven Joffe, MD, MPH, and Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, have been named Vice Chair of Medical Ethics and Vice Chair of Health Policy, respectively, in the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. “I am delighted to announce these…