Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards $2 million to Lown Institute

July 23, 2014 (Boston, MA)–Lown Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring the relationship between the doctor and patient and protecting patients from inappropriate tests and treatments, has received a $2 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The funding will support the RightCare Alliance, an initiative aimed at increasing clinician awareness of overuse and creating tools to foster change in the ways that doctors deliver care.

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Lown Institute Makes Fellow Appointments

July 1, 2014 (Boston, MA)–The Lown Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring the relationship between the doctor and patient and protecting patients from inappropriate tests and treatments, appointed two senior Fellows for an 18-month term. Brandon Combs, MD, FACP, assistant professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Adam Elshaug, PhD, MPH, associate professor of Health Care Policy at The University of Sydney Medical School, are the first fellow appointments of the Lown Institute.

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Lown Institute Appoints Leaders in Health Care to Board

June 17, 2014 (Boston, MA)-The Lown Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring the relationship between the doctor and patient and protecting patients from inappropriate tests and treatments, elected three directors to serve on its board. Chairman Nassib Chamoun welcomed Dr. David Bor, Dr. Aretha Delight Davis, and Dr. Michael Fine at a recent Lown Institute board meeting…

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