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New Gift Strengthens USC Schaeffer Center’s Influence in Health Policy
USC Trustee Leonard D. Schaeffer and his wife, Pamela, announced a new $17 million gift to the USC Schaeffer Center on the eve of the center's 10th anniversary. They founded the USC Schaeffer Center decade ago to support rigorous research addressing health policy challenges.
Will Robots Replace Doctors?
Senior Fellow Bob Kocher paired with Zeke Emanuel examine why artificial intelligence may lead to more evidence-based care, more personalized care, and fewer errors, it has the potential to unintentionally exacerbate many of the worst aspects of our current healthcare system.
American Drug Overdose Death Rates the Highest Among Wealthy Nations
Drug overdose mortality has reached unprecedented levels in the U.S., more than tripling over the past 20 years. Is this a uniquely American epidemic or are other high-income counties facing a similar crisis? RCMAR Scientist and USC Leonard Davis School Assistant Professor Jessica Ho looks at the data.
State Approaches to Mitigating Surprise Out-of-Network Billing
Schaeffer Initiative researchers explore why surprise out-of-network billing occurs and how federal and state governments can respond to eliminate these surprise bills and reduce inflated health care costs.
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Emerging Policy Solutions to Surprise Medical BillsPolicymakers and stakeholders will join our USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative experts to discuss possible policy solutions for surprise medical bills based on new research.Date of event:
World Class: A Conversation with Author Dr. William A. HaseltineThe USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy will host Dr. William A. Haseltine for a discussion on his latest book, “World Class: A Story of Adversity, Transformation, and Success at NYU Langone Health.”Date of event:
Seminar Series: Carrie CollaCarrie Colla is a health economist and an associate professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Her presentation will be on "Learning for Medicare ACOs: Policy to Practice."Date of event: