Research Publications - 2019

  • – Nature

    Wiring Minds

    From the popular press to the largest health care conferences, promises of artificial intelligence revolutionizing biomedicine are ubiquitous. It often seems as if we are on the cusp of AI systems that can remotely identify a person about to get sick, make a diagnosis (no doctor needed!), select a custom AI-designed pharmaceutical and deliver it to the patient just in time—in an AI-powered self-driving car, of course.

  • – HMPI

    A Transparent, Mathematical Model to Evaluate Proposals for Healthcare Reform

    Gabriel M. Knight, BA, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Kevin Schulman, MD, Arnold Milstein, MD, MPH, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine; Sheridan Rea, BS; Giovanni Malloy, BS; Usman Khaliq, BEng; David Scheinker, PhD, Stanford University School of Engineering The U.S. Needs Transparent, Mathematical, Prospective Analyses...

  • – HMPI

    Quality and Reduce the Cost of Care

    The U.S. Needs a Hospital Quality-Cost Comparison Tool Improving the quality of care while reducing spending is one of the few healthcare goals that enjoys near universal bipartisan political support. Hospitals account for over one third of all U.S. healthcare spending.

  • – American Society of Nephrology

    Exploring Care Attributes of Nephrologists Ranking Favorably on Measures of Value

    As federal and private payers move toward value-based payment, the authors sought to identify attributes of nephrology care associated with payer-defined value.

  • – HMPI

    Identifying and Solving the Problem of Poor-Quality Drugs

    Since the invention of modern medicine, the development and sale of pharmaceutical products has become widespread – and with the diffusion comes the problem of poor-quality.

  • – Journal of Medical Internet Research

    A Protocol-Driven, Bedside Digital Conversational Agent to Support Nurse Teams and Mitigate Risks of Hospitalization in Older Adults: Case Control Pre-Post Study

    Background: Hospitalized older adults often experience isolation and disorientation while receiving care, placing them at risk for many inpatient complications, including loneliness, depression...

  • – Journal of Medical Internet Research

    Build vs. Buy: What Should Health Systems Do?

    The consolidation craze continues, but vertical integration has yet to demonstrate real progress toward the Triple Aim. Health care leaders would do well to consider innovative approaches that are working in other industries, including the tech-enabled full stack model.

  • – Wiley Online Library

    Toward a Corporate Culture of Health: Results of a National Survey

    Policy Points The private sector has large potential influence over social determinants of health, but we have limited information about how businesses perceive or engage in actions to promote hea...