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Craig Garthwaite

Professor of Strategy; Herman Smith Research Professor in Hospital and Health Services Management; Director of Healthcare at Kellogg

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Will AI Eventually Replace Doctors?

Maybe not entirely. But the doctor–patient relationship is likely to change dramatically.

Researchers: David Dranove and Craig Garthwaite

February 1, 2023


Where Is the U.S. Healthcare Industry Headed?

New business models abound, private equity is expanding, and healthcare workers are hard to find.

Researchers: David Dranove and Craig Garthwaite

June 21, 2022


We Hear a Lot about New Drugs. But What Spurs Innovation in Medical Procedures?

There’s been little research on what brings about new procedures, despite how life-changing they can be.

Researchers: David Dranove, Craig Garthwaite, Christopher Heard and Bingxiao Wu

April 5, 2022


Taking the Pulse of the Changing U.S. Healthcare Ecosystem

As healthcare gets more complex—and more expensive—business models are adapting to address misaligned interests and incentives.

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite

May 17, 2021


How Regulating Hospital Prices Can Impact Patient Care

There are tangible benefits for quality of care when hospitals compete for higher-paying patients.

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite, Christopher Ody and Amanda Starc

May 10, 2021


Big-Time College Athletes Don’t Get Paid. Here’s How This Amplifies Racial Inequities.

A new study finds that much of the revenue from football and basketball, which have a high proportion of Black athletes, gets funneled to predominantly white teams.

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite, Jordan Keener, Matthew J. Notowidigdo and Nicole Ozminkowski

February 4, 2021

Social Impact

Pharma Companies Argue That Lower Drug Prices Would Mean Fewer Breakthrough Drugs. Is That True?

Probably not, a new study suggests—as long as the price decreases are modest.

Researchers: David Dranove, Craig Garthwaite and Manuel I. Hermosilla

September 2, 2020


Would "Medicare for All" Really Reduce Healthcare Costs in the U.S.?

Single payer drives significant savings in countries like Canada. But new research suggests it might play out differently in the U.S.

Researchers: Jillian Chown, David Dranove, Craig Garthwaite and Jordan Keener

October 4, 2019


Take 5: Election Rules and Campaign Tactics That Sway Voters

A look at whether celebrity endorsements matter, why the top spot on a ballot is coveted, and more election research from Kellogg faculty.

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite, Angela Y. Lee, Yuval Salant, Georgy Egorov and Jörg L. Spenkuch

October 30, 2018

Politics & Elections

What’s Behind the Current Wave of Vertical Integration?

From Amazon–Whole Foods to CVS–Aetna, companies are reconfiguring for an uncertain future. Four strategy professors discuss.

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite, Meghan Busse, Amanda Starc and Mark McCareins

January 5, 2018


What Happens to Healthcare Costs When Nonprofit Hospitals Take a Financial Hit?

The answer has implications for the debate over the Affordable Care Act.

Researchers: David Dranove, Craig Garthwaite and Christopher Ody

August 3, 2017


A Healthcare Policy Expert on Four Key Differences Between the ACA and the AHCA

Craig Garthwaite explains how the GOP proposal could impact patients, insurers, and hospitals.

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite

March 13, 2017


Under the ACA, the Cost of Caring for the Uninsured Decreased for Hospitals

The benefit has come only in states that expanded Medicaid.

Researchers: David Dranove, Craig Garthwaite and Christopher Ody

January 5, 2017


Why Healthcare Spending Has Slowed

Is the Affordable Care Act getting too much credit?

Researchers: David Dranove, Craig Garthwaite and Christopher Ody

February 1, 2016


Who Bears the Cost of the Uninsured? Nonprofit Hospitals.

When governments do not provide health insurance, hospitals must provide it instead.

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite, Tal Gross and Matthew J. Notowidigdo

June 22, 2015


Plenty of Costs, Plenty of Benefits

A Q&A with Craig Garthwaite about the new insurance exchanges

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite

December 9, 2013


Freed from Employment Lock

Obamacare may lead people to choose to leave the labor market.

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite, Tal Gross and Matthew J. Notowidigdo

August 5, 2013


Will Doctors Work Less Under “Obamacare”?

The effect of lower reimbursements on the medical workforce

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite

June 4, 2012


How Poverty Damages Health

Anti-poverty programs boost recipients’ well-being

Researchers: William Evans and Craig Garthwaite

June 4, 2012


The Oprah Effect

Celebrity endorsement of political candidates can make a difference at the polls.

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite and Timothy Moore

Balancing Medical Risks with Financial Needs

Controversial prescription drug Vioxx may have kept people in the workforce

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite

December 1, 2010


Fetal Influence on Familiar Ailments

The effect of in-utero conditions on long term health

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite

December 1, 2009