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CHIBE Holds Largest-Ever Penn-CMU Roybal Retreat & Conference

Source: Penn LDI eMagazine, November 2, 2016

On October 27 and 28, 2016, CHIBE held its ninth and largest-ever retreat of scientists collaborating through its ongoing NIH P30 Center of Excellence Roybal research program. The Penn-CMU Roybal Center is a partnership between the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE) at the Leonard Davis Institute and CMU's Center for Behavioral and Decision Research (CBDR). Also attending were affiliated scientists from Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Duke, NYU, Fordham, Rutgers and Case Western.

The Deficit and Health Care

Source: Knowedge@Wharton, September 25, 2013

LDI Executive Director and Senior Fellow Dan Polsky is quoted in a Knowledge@Wharton article that analyzes the U.S. deficit's decrease to the lowest level since 2008. Polsky notes that will some elements the drive the deficit are one-time shots, there is evidence that some recent declines in health care costs could be longer lasting. 

Penn Experts Respond to Oregon Medicaid Study

Source: LDI Health Economist, May 3, 2013

It would be wrong to assume that the findings of a newly-released two-year study of Medicaid outcomes in Oregon is conclusive evidence of the worth -- or lack of worth -- of Medicaid, according to health economist Dan Polsky. He was one of four top University of Pennsylvania health policy experts who cautioned that the study's findings have been the subject of sensational headlines that present a less-than-accurate picture.

Dan Polsky Named New Executive Director of LDI

Source: Penn News, October 18, 2012; LDI News October 18,, October 24, 2012

Dan Polsky has been named executive director of the Leonard Davis Institute at Penn after successor and mentor David Asch stepped down and was appointed executive director of the Penn Medicine Center for Innovation. Poslky has been the director of research at LDI since 2008 and remarks that "it is both an honor and an exciting challenge to lead LDI at a time of such great change across all of health care"

LDI Panel Critiques the PBS Documentary "US Health Care: The Good News'"

Source: LDI Health Economist, February 2012

Mark Pauly, Janet Weiner, Daniel Polsky and David Grande took part in a panel discussion of the PBS documentary's content. They commented on the barriers that have prevented the innovative techniques highlighted in the documentary from being adopted by the rest of the country.