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Kenneth Thorpe

What One Critic Gets Wrong About The Sanders Health Care Plan

David Himmelstein | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
David Himmelstein

Kenneth Thorpe, an Emory University professor who served in the Clinton administration, claims Sanders's single-payer plan would break the bank. But his analysis rests on several incorrect, and occasionally outlandish, assumptions.

Bernie Sanders' Health Plan Is Too Good To Be True, Analyst Says

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics

When Bernie Sanders released his universal health care plan last week, promising that most people would receive more generous insurance coverage whil...

Refocusing on Health Care Opportunities That Can Make a Real Impact

Kenneth Thorpe | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics
Kenneth Thorpe

Our health care system in this country is quite adept at treating people who have a single disease. We don't have an effective set of best practices, or an essential foundation of research, to know how to take care of those who are coping with more than one condition.

By 2018, Colorado Will Be The Only State With Under 30% Obesity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A study released today by Dr. Kenneth Thorpe at Emory University, commissioned by the United Health Foundation, reports that by 2018, Colorado will be...