Steven Asch


Professor of Medicine at Stanford and VA. Incoming editor. Research in how to improve delivery of healthcare for all. Views my own.

San Francisco Bay Area
Joined March 2014


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  1. 3 hours ago

    If you explain cost concerns to patients and advocates, they accept them more. Results from a RCT

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    Sep 7

    Latha Palaniappan is conducting 2 studies involving exercise for patients w/ Type 2 diabetes.

  3. Sep 6

    "I saw many cases where the wounded soldiers were saved by their buddies."Forward training helped decr injury fatality rate to 10% D Winslow

  4. Sep 6

    One of the most honorable men I know gives grand rounds on his time in Iraq -Vice Chair Dean Winslow

  5. Sep 3

    Sustaining is so much harder than starting! Need research on how to improve health ap stickiness.

  6. Aug 28

    Looking for a prestigious pilot grant to jumpstart your research? Apply for the Founder's Grant Award

  7. Aug 28

    For , it matters more where live than if they get care.

  8. Aug 25

    Equal opportunity virus. Gap in complications in men vs women narrowing. Outreach to women for Rx .

  9. Aug 25

    Ask the patients how sick they are & boost sensitivity of predicting hospitalizations >20% vs admin data

  10. Aug 23

    If you fix this you might break that. Tour de force on tradeoffs at grand rounds.

  11. Retweeted
    Aug 15

    American College of Physicians says hate crimes are public health issue

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    Aug 22

    Advance care planning tools among older Vets. , J Boscardin J, M Feuz et al.

  13. Aug 17

    Should our definition of health include a rejection of racial intolerance? Brook article & VA sec Shulkin remarks.

  14. Aug 16
  15. Aug 16

    demands alternative approaches to pain. New evidence reduces opioid use after surgery:

  16. Aug 12

    Move over, morphine. Alternatives for chronic pain control crucial to resolving & are on the horizon

  17. Aug 11

    Illness begets tragedy,but can spur creative writing. Kalanithi award details in link

  18. Aug 8
    Replying to

    great article

  19. Aug 8

    Appealing to better angels of pts' nature doesn't reduce demand for iffy care, & spurs devil of dissatisfaction.Sad!

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    Aug 2

    On machine learning in medicine, cites & Jonathan Chen, who suggest realistic expectations:

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