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Jeffrey Brenner

There’s no place like home in health care: Housing the homeless is key to controlling costs

Monday, June 16, 2014, 6:00 AM
What remains outside our offices in Camden, NJ is exposed wet dirt: the patches of grass are faded from use, and the exposed brown ground has developed puddles, seeping up the water from a rainy day. Two weeks ago, New Jersey state and county officials cleared up the tents that housed homeless individuals... Read more

The secret to better care: It really is all in your head

Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 6:00 AM
For nearly 15 years we’ve had the secret to delivering better care at lower cost in America. The information has sat, hidden away in the medical literature, and barely mentioned among physicians. It’s a remarkable story of bias. The neglect of this information by the medical community... Read more

A real death panel finally located

Friday, October 11, 2013, 8:00 AM
Dr. Brenner is one of this year's recipients of a McArthur Foundation genius award. For years, ever since Sarah Palin first clued me in, I've been looking for a death panel. I knew they were out there, lurking in the shadows, waiting to hurt the American people. Behind my locked doors and between... Read more
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Robert I. Field, Ph.D., J.D., M.P.H. Professor, School of Law & Drexel School of Public Health
Jeffrey Brenner, MD Founder of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, Medical Director of the Urban Health Institute at Cooper University Healthcare
Andy Carter President & CEO, The Hospital & Healthsystem Assoc. of Pa.
Robert B. Doherty Senior Vice President of Governmental Affairs & Public Policy American College of Physicians
David Grande, MD, MPA Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Tine Hansen-Turton Chief Strategy Officer of Public Health Management Corporation
Drew A. Harris, DPM, MPH Director of Health Policy Program at the Jefferson College of Population Health
Antoinette Kraus Director of the Pennsylvania Health Access Network
Laval Miller-Wilson Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Health Law Project
David B. Nash, MD, MBA Founding Dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health
Mark V. Pauly, Ph.D. Professor of Health Care Management, Business Economics and Public Policy at The Wharton School
Howard J. Peterson, MHA Managing Partner of TRG Healthcare, a national healthcare consulting firm
Paula L. Stillman, MD, MBA Healthcare consultant with special expertise in population health and disease management
Elizabeth A. W. Williams Senior Vice President & Chief Communications Officer for Independence Blue Cross
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