Physician and professor of business, public policy and medicine at the Fuqua School of Business
Ubel specializes in behavioral science and how health care decisions are made at the bedside and the policy level.
“Uncontrollable world events can tip elections. … In fact, Donald Trump’s election chances may depend on something as seemingly random as a global epidemic.”
In theory, a family with a high-deductible plan … will scrutinize the cost and quality of health-care options before deciding whether to use them. In practice, health care consumerism doesn't always play out at the bedside in ways that promote savvy medical decisions.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
“Yes, pharmaceutical companies are charging exorbitant prices for many of their products. But patients do not receive expensive medications unless physicians prescribe them,” writes physician and behavioral scientist Peter Ubel.
Studies find that political divisions aren't just a result of political differences, but result from variations in how we form judgments.
Overcoming the deep partisan divide in U.S. politics will take more than platitudes, says Peter Ubel. Ubel is a professor of business, public policy and medicine at Duke University.