Subsidy reform in the Middle East
A newly released study from the Project on Middle East Political Science at George Washington University includes a contribution from fellow Jim Krane on subsidy reform and tax increases in the Middle East.
Jim Krane January 30, 2019
Effect of Regional Hospital Market Competition on Use Patterns of Free Flap Breast Reconstruction
The authors examine the relationship between market competition and the use of surgical services for cancer to test the theory that market competition promotes patient access and health care delivery.
Anaeze C. Offodile II, Marcelo Cerullo January 30, 2019
Vaccines did not cause Rachel's autism
Fellow Peter Hotez draws on his experiences as a pediatrician, vaccine scientist and father of an autistic child to examine the science that refutes the concerns of the anti-vaccine movement.
Peter J. Hotez January 29, 2019
Optimizing health care dollars
By Morgan N. Fredell, Hagop M. Kantarjian, Ya-Chen Shih, Vivian Ho and Binata Mukherjee Current U.S. health care spending includes many areas of wasted expenditures. In this study, published in Cancer, the authors explore plans to optimize U.S. health care to provide greater benefits to patients: https://bit.ly/2TmeoDg
Hagop M. Kantarjian, Vivian Ho January 29, 2019
Latin America Initiative | CommentaryTrump's big Venezuela gamble
President Trump's decision to recognize Venezuelan National Assembly Speaker Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s interim president is a controversial decision that could backfire, hurting the U.S. and South America alike, writes fellow Mark Jones for New York Daily News: https://nydn.us/2S9mhiY
Mark P. Jones January 23, 2019
Human Embryo Research in the U.S.
The papers in this series examine the ethical, policy and scientific issues that arise in the controversial field of human embryo research. The reports are part of the grant “Drawing the Line: Assessing and Analyzing the U.S. Rule on Embryo Research from Ethical, Political, and Scientific Perspectives,” which was funded by The Greenwall Foundation. Additional support for the project was provided by the Brocher Foundation and the Baker Institute’s State of Qatar Endowment for International Stem Cell Policy.
Kirstin R.W. Matthews January 23, 2019
Health Care Industry Consolidation: Testimony to Texas Senate Committee
Center for Health and Biosciences director Vivian Ho discusses health care industry consolidation in testimony to the Senate Committee on Business and Commerce on Dec, 10, 2018.
Vivian Ho January 23, 2019
Argentina’s 2019 Elections
Fellow Mark P. Jones previews Argentina’s upcoming presidential and petri-province elections and their potential implications for the country’s energy sector in a post for the Forbes blog: http://bit.ly/2WaFYoI.
Mark P. Jones January 22, 2019