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Obama's Healthcare.gov Website Isn't Consumer-Friendly Enough, Experts Say

Media Mentions | February 18, 2015 | International Business Times

Professor Eric Johnson and fellow researchers discuss how to redesign Healthcare.gov to better meet the needs of insurance shoppers. 

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How President Obama Can Spur 'Precision Medicine'

Media Mentions | February 04, 2015 | New York Post

Research by Professor Frank Lichtenberg shows access by patients and their healthcare providers to new medicines promotes longer, higher-quality life and better health care at a lower total cost.

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Study: Longer Stays Equal Fewer Complications and Readmissions

Media Mentions | December 16, 2014 | HC Pro

Professors Ann Bartel and Carri Chan’s research on hospital stays is spotlighted.

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Extra Day Cuts Readmissions, Pneumonia Deaths

Media Mentions | December 09, 2014 | Hospital & Health Networks

Research by Professors Ann Bartel and Carri Chan shows that keeping patients one additional day in the hospital can significantly reduce readmissions, save lives, and reduce costs.

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How One Extra Day in the Hospital Could Move the Needle on Readmissions

Media Mentions | November 07, 2014 | Healthcare Informatics

A new study by Professors Ann Bartel and Carri Chan finds that keeping patients one extra day in the hospital cuts readmission rates and reduces patient deaths.

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Hospital Readmission Rates Can Be Curbed by Longer LOS, Study Finds

Media Mentions | November 04, 2014 | HealthLeaders Media

Professor Carri Chan comments on her co-authored research that finds, for patients with heart failure, staying in the hospital one extra day can reduce readmission rates.

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One Extra Day in the Hospital Cuts Readmission Rates and Reduces Patient Deaths

Press Release | October 28, 2014

Columbia Business School research shows a 22 percent drop in pneumonia deaths and a 7 percent decline in readmissions for heart failure patients

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Why There Is No Ebola Vaccine

Media Mentions | October 01, 2014 | Marketplace Radio

Professor Frank Lichtenberg comments on the lack of incentive for drug manufacturers to develop vaccines and drugs for diseases that affect the poor.

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Surviving Ebola: Africa Cries Out for Healthcare Boost

Media Mentions | August 21, 2014 | Reuters

Professor Amit Khandelwal comments on the need to get the basic level of healthcare systems up to speed in Africa to prevent diseases such as Ebola.

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Ebola Fear Factor Threatens to Dampen African Business Buzz

Media Mentions | August 14, 2014 | Reuters

Professor Amit Khandelwal comments on the economic impact of the Ebola outbreak in Africa, noting that it will be a much bigger issue if the disease spreads rapidly in Nigeria—due to the density of the country’s population.

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