News & Media: 2011

Oct, 2011

Lakdawalla at National Comparative Effectiveness Summit

Darius Lakdawalla spoke at the 3rd National Comparative Effectiveness Summit held on October 12-14, 2011. Dr. Lakdawalla discussed the complexities of implementing comparative effective research in his presentation, "Heterogeneous Treatment Effects and the Implications of Average-Based Policies."

Sep 9, 2011

Philipson Addresses Cost-Effectiveness at AEI Annual Summit

Tomas Philipson, serving as AEI's visiting scholar, addresses the topic of cost-effectiveness on the panel entitled: "Solving the Health Care Quadrilemma: Technological Change, Insurance, Outcomes, and Costs," held at the AEI Summit, September 9th, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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Sep, 2011

Darius Lakdawalla in Nature Medicine

In the September 2011 edition of the medical journal Nature Medicine, the article "Cheap Drugs Pulled Despite Wealth Gap In Middle Income Countries," quotes Dr. Lakdawalla on his published views of the "fundamental tradeoff between discovering new medicines for future generations and keeping pri ...

Aug 17, 2011

The New York Times Cites Lakdawalla's 'Malpractice Anxiety'

An editorial in The New York Times cites the malpractice claims research of Darius Lakdawalla.

Jul 26, 2011

May 31, 2011

Dana Goldman in Huffington Post

Dana Goldman contributes an Op-Ed to the Huffington Post: "Congress and Medicare." This article discusses Congress' long history of support for wasteful Medicare spending.

May 16, 2011

Bernanke Cites Lakdawalla

At the "New Building Blocks for Jobs and Economic Growth" conference held May 16-17, 2011 in Washington, DC, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke cited PHE Founding Partner Darius Lakdawalla and colleagues' 2010 JHE paper, "An Economic Evaluation of the War On Cancer," as an example of the high ...

Apr 22, 2011

Goldman and Gingrich at Brookings Forum

Dana Goldman, Newt Gingrich and Peter Orszag spoke at a Brookings Institute forum on the costs of the health care, the federal health care law enacted the previous year, and its impact on biomedical innovation. The event also featured representatives from the FDA, pharmaceutical companies and pa ...

Mar 18, 2011

PHE Partners' Paper Award Finalist

Partners Lakdawalla, Goldman, and Philipson's paper "An Economic Evaluation of the War On Cancer" was selected by the National Institute for Health Care Management as one of five finalists for their 17th Annual Research Award.