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Cuba’s high-quality, low-cost health care system makes it an attractive destination for medical tourism and biotech, but the nation will need to aggressively pursue new ventures for the markets to[…]
The debate over end-of-life planning is as much about economics as it is about ethics and emotions.
A number of seemingly small steps can make a big impact toward helping people face tough challenges or make a fresh start, says Wharton’s Katherine Milkman.
Africa faces significant challenges in improving health care — the current Ebola outbreak among them — but even small advances can make a big difference.
Free-commerce advocates say that hospitals should be able to advertise just like any other business, while others argue that the proliferation of health care advertising raises serious ethical issues that[…]
Penn's Danielle S. Bassett, 32, the youngest of this year's MacArthur fellows, talks about her research in understanding how the human brain functions.
Once a fragmented sector in India, home health care is catching the attention of entrepreneurs and investors and becoming an organized, technology-led industry in the country.
A sustainable, long-term health care infrastructure is required to deal with outbreaks like the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, says Wharton's Ezekiel J. Emanuel.
Research by Wharton health care management professor Jonathan Kolstad finds that showing physicians how they rate against peers is a powerful motivator for improving their game.
Better models of care will go a long way toward spurring health care providers to make better choices between increased costs and improved outcomes, Wharton's Mark Pauly writes.