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  • Mandatory Bundled-Payment Medicare Programs Should Stay, Penn Study Suggests

    June 05, 2018
    Hospitals that receive bundled payments for joint replacements either voluntarily or through Medicare’s mandatory programs, vary by size and volume, but not in spending or quality, signaling a need for both programs, according to a new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • High Prices Are Not the Only Reason Americans Spend So Much More On Healthcare than Europeans

    March 13, 2018
    Americans average a whopping $9,403 per person in annual health care spending, which is much more than the per-capita health spending in other wealthy, aging countries—Germans and Dutch, for example, average $5,182 and $5,202 respectively. But while America’s higher prices tend to get most of the attention in analyses of its health care overspending, there are also big differences in the volumes of health care purchases.
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    Penn's Ezekiel Emanuel Named $1M 2018 Dan David Prize Laureate

    February 07, 2018
    The Dan David Prize recognizes and encourages innovative and interdisciplinary research and achievements having an outstanding scientific, technological, cultural or social impact on our world.
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    Princeton HealthCare System Joins Penn Medicine

    January 09, 2018
    Princeton HealthCare System and its affiliates, including University Medical Center of Princeton, Princeton House Behavioral Health, Princeton HomeCare and the Princeton Medicine physician network, are now part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, one of the world’s leading academic medical centers.
  • Penn Medicine at the AHA Scientific Sessions 2017 — Anaheim, CA

    November 08, 2017

    Experts from the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania will be presenting data on the latest advances in cardiovascular research and treatment at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2017 from November 11th through November 15th in Anaheim, California.

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