Issue Brief Physicians are increasingly practicing defensive medicine to avoid lawsuits, but this trend increases costs and doesn’t improve health care outcomes.
Physicians should more widely use shared decision making, which will benefit physicians and patients alike.
Zeke Emanuel on liberal versus conservative proposals to bring down health care costs.
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro explain the benefits of expanding Medicare's competitive bidding program.
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro offer reforms to achieve billions in savings in addition to what the Affordable Care Act will accomplish.
David M. Cutler, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, and Topher Spiro explain why Medicare payments should be bundled together for multiple providers.
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro on Medicare's least costly alternative policy for treatments.
David M. Cutler, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, and Topher Spiro explain how to achieve significant administrative savings in the health system.
Ezekiel J. Emanuel is a Senior Fellow at American Progress and the vice provost for global initiatives, the Diane S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, and chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also an op-ed contributor to The New York Times. He […]