Source: Wall Street Journal, October 9, 2008 A Wall Street Journal article about ‘spendthrifts’ and ‘tightwads’ profiles work done by affiliated faculty Scott Rick, PhD and George Loewenstein, PhD.
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, October 2, 2008 David Asch, MD, MBA asks pertinent questions regarding the financial system bail-out.
Source: AMNews, August 4, 2008 Aetna teams up with Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD and Stephen Kimmel, MD to examine the impact of lottery incentives on medication adherence.
Source: HealthDay, May 13, 2008 Dr. Werner compared the quality of care at safety-net and non-safety-net hospitals in an article published in the May, 2008 Journal of the American Medical Association.
Source: ACP Internist, May, 2008 George Loewenstein, PhD; Stephen Kimmel, MD; Scott Halpern, MD, PhD; and Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD weigh in on incentives.
CHIBE Researchers Cited for Journal of the American Medical Association Commentary on “Asymmetric Paternalism”
Source: PsychCentral, November 29, 2007 George Loewenstein, PhD and Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD collaborated with Troyen Brennan, MD, JD, MPH of Aetna, Inc. on an article which describes the theory behind employing various incentives and institutional structures to improve health behavior. They explain that the expectation of tangible benefits can help people make decisions that are beneficial to them without impinging on their freedom of choice or adversely affecting others.