To do better in the next pandemic, Sherry Glied, dean of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, argues we must ensure that policymakers get answers to their most pressing questions. She joins Howie and Harlan in a conversation about incentivizing relevant research and systematically synthesizing data into actionable information.
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz talk with NYU’s Lauren Taylor about the “dirty hands problem” and other ethical dilemmas inherent in efforts to improve health.
According to Prof. Andrew Metrick, new rules on banks have helped push risk to non-bank firms that aren’t subject to the same limitations. In a recent paper, Metrick and former Fed governor Daniel Tarullo propose ways to bring regulation of banks and this “shadow banking system” into better alignment.
Since the invasion of Ukraine, Prof. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and his team have been tracking which companies have withdrawn from Russia, which are making partial moves, and which are staying put.
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a leading expert on health policy and medical ethics, for a conversation about how to bring greater efficiency and agility to the generation of healthcare knowledge.
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz discuss a new study showing that moderate drinking doesn’t have health benefits after all. Then they’re joined by Dr. Daniel Stein, CEO of Embold Health, which uses clinical data to identify the best-performing doctors and give feedback to those whose treatment isn’t based on the latest evidence.
In the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by Yale operations expert Edward Kaplan, who uses mathematical models to understand a variety of processes. They discuss Kaplan’s ongoing research tracking COVID-19 infections through sewage, which bypasses the biases inherent in data from testing and even hospitalization.
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by Dr. Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, chief of pediatric hematology and oncology at Yale’s Smilow Cancer Center and an expert on sickle cell disease. They discuss promising new treatments that can effectively cure the painful disease for some patients.
Kenneth Gillingham, professor of environmental and energy economics, says that easing range anxiety and helping drivers understand the advantages of electric can help accelerate the shift.
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by Dr. Kristin Mattocks, a researcher at the University of Massachusetts and the Department of Veterans Affairs. They discuss her research on the complexities of healthcare for the growing number of women veterans.