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Controlling Costs by Expanding the Medicare Acute Care Episode Demonstration

Maura Calsyn and Zeke Emanuel propose expanding the Medicare Acute Care Episode demonstration to help control health care costs.

By Maura Calsyn and Zeke Emanuel | Tuesday, July 8, 2014

A New Management Structure for a New Phase of the Affordable Care Act

Healthcare.gov article icon Issue Brief The next round of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act begins in November. To avoid problems and to optimize the consumer experience, a new, more effective management structure is essential for the next phase of implementation.

By Neera Tanden, Zeke Emanuel, and Topher Spiro | Saturday, May 17, 2014

Comparing the Effectiveness of Health Care

Doctor working on tablet article icon Issue Brief The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, or PCORI, should rapidly increase its investment in comparative effectiveness research, or CER.

By Neera Tanden, Zeke Emanuel, Topher Spiro, Emily Oshima Lee, and Thomas Huelskoetter | Friday, January 24, 2014

Reducing the Cost of Defensive Medicine

Surgery article icon Issue Brief Physicians are increasingly practicing defensive medicine to avoid lawsuits, but this trend increases costs and doesn’t improve health care outcomes.

By Zeke Emanuel, Topher Spiro, and Maura Calsyn | Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Shared Decision Making Improves Care and Reduces Costs

Doctor and patient in doctor's officePhysicians should more widely use shared decision making, which will benefit physicians and patients alike.

By Emily Oshima Lee and Zeke Emanuel | Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Less Than $26 Billion? Don’t Bother.

Zeke Emanuel on liberal versus conservative proposals to bring down health care costs.

By Zeke Emanuel | Monday, November 7, 2011

Replace Fee-for-Service with Bundled Payments in Medicare

David M. Cutler, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, and Topher Spiro explain why Medicare payments should be bundled together for multiple providers.

By David M. Cutler, Zeke Emanuel, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Pay for Interventions That Work in Medicare

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro on Medicare's least costly alternative policy for treatments.

By Zeke Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Cut Administrative Costs in the Health System

David M. Cutler, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, and Topher Spiro explain how to achieve significant administrative savings in the health system.

By David M. Cutler, Zeke Emanuel, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Expand Competitive Bidding in Medicare

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro explain the benefits of expanding Medicare's competitive bidding program.

By Zeke Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

How the Federal Government Can Save $100 Billion or More in Health-Care Costs

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.

By Zeke Emanuel, David M. Cutler, and Topher Spiro | Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Zeke Emanuel

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 […]

Tuesday, August 16, 2011