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Changes in the economy, the nature of employment benefits and attitudes toward work more generally have made planning for retirement more complicated than ever.
So far, attempts at transparency in health care fees have not shifted consumer behavior – and too much pricing information could be counterproductive, experts say.
New research from Wharton's Ashley Swanson shows that preferred pharmacy networks result in a 1% decrease in Medicare Part D drug costs -- and that could add up.
High-deductible employer health plans are cheaper for businesses and may also be cheaper for employees. But are they too much of a gamble?
Penn Medicine’s new Campaign for Professionalism is designed to curb workplace incivility through a clear code of conduct and an open channel of communication for employees.
There is clear evidence in biomedical literature that compassion drives better outcomes for patients, doctors and business, notes author and physician Stephen Trzeciak.
AI holds great promise for medical advancements. Researchers discuss how algorithms can be used boost patient outcomes.
Amazon’s move into health care, with HIPAA compliance for virtual assistant Alexa, raises questions about what the tech giant plans to do with patient data.
Wharton's Mark Pauly and Genevieve Kanter, a professor at Penn's medical school, discuss potential changes to the rules on preventing physician kick-backs.
Government intervention could work where market mechanisms have failed to keep prescription drug prices affordable – but policymakers will have a tough time cutting through the finger-pointing from all sides,[…]