It’s time for a health system worthy of our nation.

We’ve got ideas to get there.

About

The Lown Institute is a think tank generating bold ideas for a just and caring system for health. more

Issues

Accountability

The system must incentivize healing over profiteering.

Low-Value Care

Patients should get all the care they need, and none that they do not.

Health Equity

Good health should transcend neighborhood, income, and background.

Human Connection

Compassion and humility are central to the practice of healing.

Projects

COVID-19
Curve
Tracker

Projecting total and peak death rates base on Wuhan.

Medication
Overload
Epidemic

5 million older adults sought medical attention for ADEs in 2018.

The 2019
Shkreli
Awards

Honoring the worst in health care profiteering and dysfunction.

Leadership

Vikas Saini

President

Shannon Brownlee

Senior Vice President

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