After nearly 60 years of playing it safe, Jeffrey Wasserman recognizes that he still has a chance to reassess the probabilities, analyze the costs and benefits, recalibrate, and decide what risks in life are worth taking.
May 15, 2015 Los Angeles Times
John Oliver's "Jeff the Diseased Lung," a cross between a warning label on cigarette packs in Australia and the Marlboro Man, has gone viral while research shows cigarettes are responsible for even more premature deaths than previously thought.
Feb 20, 2015 The RAND Blog
Ill or injured military personnel and veterans and people with dementia are unique populations, but they give us a preview of the enormous long-term care challenges Americans will face in the decades to come.
Aug 25, 2014 The RAND Blog
Devising methods to stimulate patients' use of computers, smart phones, and other technology to become more engaged in their health care could usher in an era in which better health is just a click or tap away.
May 6, 2014 InsideSources
Substantial progress could be made toward the goals of reducing spending and increasing value by altering the financial incentives faced by inventors, investors, payers, providers, and patients.
Apr 22, 2014 The RAND Blog
Driving is a risk that virtually all of us take on a daily basis. But we can do much to mitigate risks and protect our children, our community, and ourselves.
Apr 21, 2014 Orange County Register
Everyone should take the time to ask themselves what they can do to improve their health, and to support the health of friends, families, and communities. When it comes to good health, it takes a community.
Feb 20, 2014 The RAND Blog
Given the size of the annual “health care spend”—$2.7 trillion—summing up the savings associated with very minor cost-saving policy changes is likely to achieve significant aggregate savings, writes Jeffrey Wasserman.
Jan 30, 2013 RAND.org
The ferocity of the national debate over health care continues to build, and rhetoric has all but replaced reality. People on all sides of the issue appear to want anything but the facts, write Elizabeth McGlynn and Jeffrey Wasserman.
Aug 29, 2009 The Tennessean
Published commentary by RAND staff.
Dec 30, 2004 United Press International