Philadelphia, a City Stalked by Overdoses Fights Back
New York Times | February 20, 2018
Benjamin Cocchiaro and Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about helping patients struggling with substance abuse who experience withdrawal sickness.
Black Patients With A-fib at Higher Risk of Stroke, Penn Study Finds
Philly.com | February 20, 2018
Rajat Deo of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for finding that black patients with atrial fibrillation are at a higher risk of stroke than white patients. He says, “I strongly believe that we have enough information from our study and others to implement community-based programs for the detection of cardiac arrhythmia such as atrial fibrillation and the subsequent initiation of anticoagulation therapy.”
What Medicare Could Learn From Netflix
Wall Street Journal | February 20, 2018
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School co-authors an op-ed about assessing “risk adjustment” in health care.