The K@W Network:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the world’s biggest government health insurance program. While some are questioning his motives, experts say it is a necessary step for India.
Do short-term, limited-duration health insurance policies increase consumer choice? Or do they put people in danger of not having adequate coverage if disaster strikes?
A lawsuit that wants to dismantle the Affordable Care Act in its entirety could create outcomes that are worse than the problems it aims to fix.
A one-size-fits-all approach is often the fundamental flaw of these programs, say Wharton and Penn researchers.
Hospitals can cut medical bills and raise the quality of care by bundling up multiple services in one bill, notes new research by Penn medicine's Amol Navathe.
President Trump’s recently announced plan to lower prescription drug prices could benefit consumers in the short run, but it may end up hurting new drug development, experts say.
Is it possible to end all epidemics? Harvard Medical School's Jonathan Quick says there are steps public institutions can -- but don't -- take to protect society.
From a device to prevent glaucoma-related blindness, to a beauty ritual from ancient India, to a competitive penny-wagering mobile game, startups recently battled for $135,000 in cash and prizes.
Serendipity plays a big role in life-science innovation since breakthroughs often are unintended consequences. Yet despite the seeming randomness, this creative process can be managed -- and improved, say experts.
What if a simple nudge could help you make better decisions? A new large-scale experiment headed by two Penn researchers aims to help people develop better exercise habits.