Gary Young Director of Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research, Professor of Strategic Management and Healthcare Systems email@example.com 617.373.2528 Expertise COVID-19, health law, health policy, healthcare management, management of healthcare delivery organizations Gary Young in the Press Article Axios Hospitals face rough waters from high costs In particular, labor costs are still very high in some regions, Gary Young, a health policy professor at Northeastern University, told Axios. “Recruiting a nurse can be incredibly expensive on the West Coast and other parts of the country. There’s still margin pressure,” he said. Article Boston 25 With unvaccinated patients filling most hospital beds, should they pay more for health insurance? Gary Young, J.D., Ph.D., Director of Northeastern University’s Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research, said adopting this kind of policy could be a tricky path to follow from a legal standpoint. Article Healthcare workers urge Americans to ‘scale back’ Thanksgiving gatherings Gary Young, an expert in health policy at Northeastern University, said hospitals are already facing staffing shortages and extreme financial pressures from the pandemic, evidenced by hospital closures and layoffs at a time of unprecedented demand. “There are still many hospitals, particularly in rural areas, that are going to be overwhelmed,” said Young. “The preparation […] Article Trump Team Hits Brakes On Law That Would Curb Unneeded Medicare CT Scans, MRIs “These delays mean that many more inappropriate imaging procedures will be performed, wasting financial resources and subjecting patients to services they do not need,” says Gary Young, director of the Northeastern University Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research in Boston. Article NBC News Hospitals made $21B on Wall Street last year, but are patients seeing those profits? “There are some hospital systems that are fairly profitable, but many are not,” said Gary Young, director of center for health policy and healthcare research at Northeastern University. “A general principle is that about one-third have margins that are above zero… probably about one-third of hospitals are pretty close to zero, particularly when you talk […] Article The Times UK Will Amazon be good for America’s health? Gary Young, director of the health policy centre at Northeastern University, said: “Don’t discount Amazon’s ambition. Amazon has a certain way of looking at the world and a certain way of engaging consumers. They believe very firmly that they can do things better.” Article Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase to tackle employee health care costs, delivery These three “iconic” companies collaborating will attract “a lot of attention and it already has,” said Gary Young, director of the Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research at Northeastern University. “It signals a certain frustration with the status quo and the existing health care system,” he said. Article Minneapolis Star-Tribune Minnesota hospitals’ spending on community health at risk A study in the journal Health Affairs this month found that hospitals with higher charity care amounts tend to spend less on community health programs. So an increase in uninsured patients might create “financial pressures” for hospitals to spend even less on them, said Gary Young, the study’s lead author and a health policy researcher […] Article Politico Trump’s pick to run HHS is in front of the Senate again today Hospitals’ community benefit didn’t really budge after the ACA. That’s according to a study led by Gary Young of Northeastern University, which found that tax-exempt hospitals spent 8.1 percent of revenue on community benefit in 2014, a slight bump from 7.6 percent in 2010 but in line with historic trends. The biggest portion of that […] Article Health Exec Tax-exempt hospitals haven’t greatly increased community benefit spending Overall, Gary Young, director of Northeastern University Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research, and his coauthors found spending for all types of community benefit “remained largely unchanged during the study period.” Tax-exempt hospitals’ average spending for all community benefits increased from 7.6 percent of operating expenses in 2010 to 8.1 percent in 2014, but […] Gary Young for Northeastern Global News Northeastern University researchers in business, health sciences, engineering, and public policy are working to curb opioid addiction before it starts Northeastern University researchers in business, health sciences, engineering, and public policy are working to curb opioid addiction before it starts Northeastern researchers are working to determine whether a drug made to curb opioid cravings can be used to prevent addiction. Why we should take Amazon’s ambitions to disrupt healthcare seriously Why we should take Amazon’s ambitions to disrupt healthcare seriously In a move that could reshape American healthcare, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase are partnering to cut healthcare costs for their employees, numbering nearly half a million. Professor Gary Young, a health policy expert, says change is coming, but not overnight, even "as powerful and magical as Amazon may be." What’s in the Senate’s new healthcare bill? What’s in the Senate’s new healthcare bill? Senate Republicans released their bill to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s healthcare law on Thursday. We asked three faculty members to analyze the measure and what come's next. EpiPen’s pricing debacle and its impact on patients, insurers EpiPen’s pricing debacle and its impact on patients, insurers A firestorm erupted this week in response to the pharmaceutical company Mylan’s sharp increase in the price of its EpiPen, a life-saving treatment for severe allergic reactions. The company quickly backtracked, announcing a rebate plan. Here, three Northeastern faculty members—pharmacist Tayla Rose, healthcare finance expert Steven Pizer, and health policy researcher Gary Young—explain the clinical, economic, and policy implications of the controversy. Doctoral student gets hands-on research experience in population health Doctoral student gets hands-on research experience in population health Through Northeastern’s population health doctoral program, Cassidy Griffin combines her doctoral studies with research at MEDITECH. How physicians are adapting to payment reform How physicians are adapting to payment reform Two Northeastern faculty members are examining healthcare providers ’ attitudes and behaviors toward implementing increasingly widespread payment reforms. Healthcare gets organized Healthcare gets organized Northeastern last week convened an interdisciplinary group of national experts to discuss cutting-edge research and methodological breakthroughs in healthcare organization and management science. What do hospitals do for their communities? What do hospitals do for their communities? Professor Gary Young and his colleagues at Northeastern are the first in the nation to analyze hospitals’ community benefits practices, which are intimately linked with their tax-exempt status. Professor appointed to IRS advisory committee Professor appointed to IRS advisory committee Professor Gary Young has been selected to serve on the Internal Revenue Service’s Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities. Bouvé faculty brief legislators on health policy Bouvé faculty brief legislators on health policy Terry Fulmer, dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, led a faculty briefing on health-care policy at the Massachusetts State House on Thursday.