Population Health in the 21st Century: path to progress

Hosted by the LSE Health Research Centre

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Professor Harlan Krumholz

Professor Harlan Krumholz


Professor Elias Mossialos

Professor Elias Mossialos

This lecture will review the challenges of today’s health care infrastructure and economic models, and propose solutions for tomorrow.

We find ourselves in the early 21st century with a plethora of data and a paucity of personalised information to transform care and outcomes. With ever more investments in health care, ever more digital data, ever more computational power, we find that our health indices are declining, our disparities increasing, and ability to translate the life science revolution into tangible population health gains diminishing. In what should be the golden age of health, we are caught in neutral at best, and, in some cases, reverse. Our health care infrastructure was built for a different age, and the economic models, poorly suited to current opportunities, resist change that is necessary for progress. 

Meet our speaker and chair

Harlan Krumholz (@hmkyale) is a cardiologist and scientist at Yale University and Yale New Haven Hospital. He is the Harold H Hines, Jr Professor of Medicine and founder and Director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE), one of the nation’s most prominent groups working to improve health and health care. He is a leading expert in the science to improve the quality and efficiency of care, reduce disparities, improve integrity in medical research, and avoid wasteful practices.

Elias Mossialos (@MOSSIALOS) is Brian Abel-Smith Professor of Health Policy, Deputy Head of Department of Health Policy and Director and founder of LSE Health Research Centre. He has advised the WHO, European Parliament, European Commission, and the World Bank. Professor Mossialos’ research focus is comparative health systems and policy, addressing questions related to health reforms, financing health care, and pharmaceutical, cancer care and antibiotics policies.

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