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Center on the Demography and Economics of Health and Aging

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Anatomy of an Intervention

Looking “under the hood” of a major policy experiment The 2012-2013 Seeing is Learning project involved many moving parts and required plenty of work.
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Vision Care Training Materials

  During our Seeing Is Learning Program, we have used a number of instructional materials to inform children, caregivers, and teachers about vision problems and the importance of seeking vision...
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Physician Response to Productivity Incentives

There has been much policy debate about paying physicians by salary or compensating them for the work that they do.
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Automated performance metrics for quality improvement in complex chronic disease

As the population of older adults in the US increases, there is a growing need for performance measurement systems that take multiple comorbid conditions into account.
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National Trends and Practice Patterns of Detection and Treatment of Hypertension During Ambulatory Visits in the U.S.

Practice guidelines aim to guide physician practice according to the best available evidence.  Data were mixed regarding the impact of practice guidelines on physician prescribing.
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The HIV/AIDS Pandemic and Africa’s Orphaned Elderly

The HIV/AIDS pandemic has decimated family life in Africa.  This project focused on the welfare of the “orphaned-elderly” – a class of elderly dependents whose traditional care-giving arrangements...
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The Cost Impact of Changing Antihypertensive Medication Prescribing for the Elderly

November 2019

The aim of this seed is to identify the relative impact of various cost drivers on the increasing cost of hypertension treatment among US elderly.
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Asia Health Policy Program Working Paper Series

The Asia Health Policy Program (AHPP) working paper series promotes dissemination of high-quality social science research on health policy and demographic change in the Asia-Pacific region, drawing...
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Rural Health & Development at the Food-Water Nexus

More than two-thirds of the population in Africa must leave their home to fetch water for drinking and domestic use.
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Political Incentives for Health Improvements: Governance, the GOBI initiative, and the Child Survival Revolution

In partnership with the Center for Health Policy (CHPPCOR) at Stanford, this research initiative brings together medical doctors, health economists, and political scientists seeking to understand...
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Eisenberg Legacy Lecture

The Eisenberg Legacy Lecture honors Dr.
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Health Care Payment Reform

May 2009

Organized by Stanford Health Policy Director Alan Garber, the Payment Reform Project brings together a group of economists and researchers interested in creating and studying novel approaches to...
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Seeing is Learning

International studies put the economic cost of uncorrected vision at billions of dollars per year worldwide. What is the cost to China’s children?
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Deadly Connections: Climate, Disease, Poverty and Conflict

Violent conflicts claim 3,000 lives per day through wars, bombings and attacks that dominate the news media.
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Asia Health Policy Program

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Population Aging, Child Health and Control of Infectious Diseases

The Asia Health Policy Program works with other researchers at Stanford and several countries of the Asia-Pacific to analyze prominent issues in population aging, child health, and control of...
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Feeding the World in the 21st Century: Exploring the Connections between Food Production, Health, Environmental Resources, and International Security

This project involves political scientists, economists, and medical researchers to address the question of whether hunger, poverty, disease and agricultural resource constraints foster civil...
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VISN Collaborative for Improving Hypertension Management with ATHENA-HTN

Working with a team of primary care clinicians, medical informatics guideline experts, and experts on hypertension, researchers for this project will revise the existing automated decision support...
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Group Visits to Improve Hypertension Management

Research objectives:The primary goal of this project is to improve blood pressure control in patients with hypertension through a new model of care delivery, Group Medical Visits.
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National Trends and Practice Patterns of Detection and Treatment of Hypertension During Ambulatory Visits in the United States

Using pre-existing data sets, this study will evaluate changes from 1994-2004 in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of hypertension and will identify contributors (clinical and non-clinical) to...
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Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE)

MissionStanford University's new program on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) aims to generate innovative solutions to the persistent problems of global hunger and environmental damage from...
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Research in Progress Seminars

CHP/PCOR hosts a series of weekly Research in Progress Seminars, at which the centers' faculty, affiliates and invited guests discuss their research on a relevant health policy or health services...
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People

Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Jay Bhattacharya Senior Fellow by Courtesy Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Douglas K. Owens Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Senior Fellow , Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
W. Richard Scott Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
Marcus W. Feldman Professor, Biology
Paul Yock Professor, Medicine, Professor, Bioengineering
Victor R. Fuchs Professor, Economics, Emeritus
Julie Parsonnet Professor, Medicine, Professor, Health Research and Policy
Stefanos A. Zenios Professor, Operations, Information and Technology, Professor, Health Care Management