MEDIA ADVISORY: 6th Annual Lown Institute Conference

  MEDIA ADVISORY Sixth Annual Lown Institute Conference: Breaking the Cycle of High Cost & Low Value: America’s Next Health System   Free media registration is available.   What: The 2018 Lown Institute Conference brings together clinicians, patients, researchers, and policymakers to advance bold ideas for controlling overuse and skyrocketing costs, bring focus to a […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Medical Research Awards Announced at Annual Lown Institute Conference

New Research Explores Shared Decision Making with Patients and Drivers of Overuse Boston, MA—Dr. Lauren Taylor, a general surgery resident at the University of Wisconsin, won this year’s Best Abstract Award at the Lown Institute annual conference, May 5-7 in Boston. This year’s research symposium focused on two main themes: drivers of over-testing and -treatment […]

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Restoring humanitarian ideals of health care is focus of Lown Conference

March 16, 2017 (Boston, MA)—Clinicians, researchers, patient advocates, trainees and policymakers will address the ineffective, wasteful and unsafe practices within the U.S. health system at the 5th Annual Lown Institute Conference, Beyond the Bottom Line: Defending the Human Connection in Health Care. The conference takes place May 5-7 at the Boston Marriott Quincy.

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The Lancet calls for overuse to be confronted globally

January 9, 2017 (London)— A five-part series of papers on medical underuse and overuse, commissioned by The Lancet, and led by the Lown Institute in Boston, calls for health policy makers and providers to take urgent action and expand research to tackle underuse and overuse together, factors leading to widespread poor health care across the globe. The papers, titled The Right Care Series, are authored by 27 international experts and are available online and at a special all-day launch event at King’s College London today.

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