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How Did “Big Med” Get So Big—and So Expensive?

Two economists explain how the American healthcare system evolved into the behemoth it is today—and what can be done to lower costs and improve patient care.

Researchers: David Dranove and Lawton R. Burns

June 21, 2021

Healthcare

Healthcare Megaproviders Have Become a “Megaproblem”

An excerpt from the new book “Big Med” explains how hospital systems have ballooned—and how that may be hurting patients.

Researchers: David Dranove and Lawton R. Burns

June 16, 2021