Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD
Scientific Advisor, PHE
Ruth L. Newhouse Associate Professor of Health Policy, Harvard Medical School
Physician, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
As an economist and physician, Dr. Jena’s research involves several areas of health economics and policy, including the economics of physician behavior, the physician workforce, medical malpractice, the economics of healthcare productivity, and the economics of medical innovation. His work has been published in leading journals of economics, medicine, and health policy and has been several times featured in prominent news outlets such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. He is a winner of the Garfield Award from Research America for the best paper in economics on the economic impact of medical research. In 2013, he received the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award to fund research on the physician determinants of healthcare spending, quality, and patient outcomes. In 2015, he was awarded the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) New Investigator Award. Dr. Jena is a Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. From 2014-2015, Dr. Jena served as a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Diagnostic Errors in Health Care.
PhD, Economics, University of Chicago
MD, University of Chicago
BA/BS, Economics and Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Blumenthal DM, et al. Outcomes-based pricing as a tool to ensure access to novel but expensive biopharmaceuticals. Ann Intern Med. 2017.
- Blumenthal DM, et al. Tying reimbursement to outcomes is an ideal strategy for PCSK9 inhibitors. JAMA Cardiol. 2017.
- Jena AB, et al. Cost-effectiveness analysis and innovation. J Health Econ. 2008.
- Jena AB, et al. Malpractice risk according to physician specialty. N Engl J Med. 2011.
- Tsugawa Y, et al. Variation in physician spending and association with patient outcomes. JAMA Intern Med. 2017.