May 9, 2013
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AU Board Chairman Robert B. Willumstad ’05 (Hon.) Recommends…


Transparency in hospital pricing is a hot topic, and anyone who’s been stuck with an outsize hospital bill knows why. For those who’d like to get to the bottom of the issue, Adelphi Board of Trustees Chairman Robert B. Willumstad ’05 (Hon.) recommends reading Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You by Marty Makary.

Slate recently blogged about hospital billing practices, and the Obama administration has just released a database of hospital prices.

To keep up with the latest news about health- and health-care­­–related topics, follow Adelphi’s Think About It blog, part of the University’s Center for Health Innovation.

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

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