HKS Affiliated Authors


May 9, 2024, Paper: "The goal of health care innovators should be to do well by doing good—improving patients’ health, saving them money, and making a profit along the way. Unfortunately, the past few years have witnessed significant deviation from this goal. Financial manipulation has become more widespread to the point where investors earn profits at the expense of patients’ health and wealth. In this article, I discuss dimensions of this financial gaming and highlight policies that might address it. Urgent and significant action is necessary before harms to patients escalate."