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Medical Xpress: Moving Beyond Nudges to Improve Health and Health Care Policies

By August 16, 2017 No Comments

With countries around the world struggling to deliver quality health care and contain costs, a team of behavioral economists led by CHIBE’s George Loewenstein believes it’s time to apply recent insights on human behavior to inform and reform health policy.

A report published in Behavioral Science & Policy outlines how  could be used to improve the quality and cost effectiveness of American . To do this, the research team argues that policies targeting individual behaviors—nudges—need to be augmented with more far-reaching and systemic interventions.

 

Read more at Medical Xpress.

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