Media Coverage

Media Coverage

Judging Panel Announced for $100,000 Hearst Health Prize in Partnership With the Jefferson College of Population Health

September 10, 2015

Hearst Health, a division of Hearst Corporation, and the Jefferson College of Population Health of Thomas Jefferson University, today announced the interdisciplinary panel of judges for the inaugural Hearst Health Prize. This is an annual $100,000 cash award given in recognition of an...

The Next Promising Frontier of Precision Medicine: Metastatic Breast Cancer

October 14, 2015

IHPI member Sofia Merajver and colleagues at U-M have developed an inexpensive device that allows researchers to study the breast cancer cells from an individual patient to determine if the cells are likely...

New $6.7 million project aims to help kidney dialysis patients live longer

October 15, 2015

Helping kidney dialysis patients have healthier treatment sessions and longer lives is the goal of a new $6.7 million project at the University of Michigan.

Tiffany Veinot, associate professor at the School of Information and School of Public Health, will receive funding for the work from...

Penn study: Pay patients to take their pills

November 10, 2015

Statins are proven to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, yet as many as half of patients with prescriptions eventually stop taking the pills.

A possible solution, says a team of University of Pennsylvania researchers:

Pay the patients.

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The fact that...

U-M Cancer Center names Bhramar Mukherjee to lead cancer prevention, control research

December 1, 2015

The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has appointed IHPI member Bhramar Mukherjee, as associate director for population science research. 

In her new role, she will oversee the...

Experts Share Concepts of Quality Measures and Pay-for-Performance at the Annual ASH Meeting

December 5, 2015

Quality measurement, public performance reporting, and pay-for-performance have rapidly translated into established processes in the delivery, assessment, and evaluation of medical care in the United States, accelerated by the Affordable Care Act and CMS’ proposed transition to value-based...

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