Alan P. Sager, PhD
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MEd, University of Miami

1994-2018 Boston University School of Public Health: 15 teaching awards for 4 different courses
1988 Boston University School of Public Health: Norman A. Scotch Teaching Award
1982 Gerontological Society of America: Fellow

Access and Affordability Monitoring Project
01/01/2000 - 12/31/2001 (PI)
Boston Foundation, The

Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs on Patient Caregiver Relationships
01/01/2000 - 06/30/2001 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Access and Affordability Monitoring Project
01/01/2000 - 12/31/2000 (PI)
New England Financial

Evidence for Health Care Equity and Cost Control
01/01/2000 - 12/31/2000 (PI)
Boston Globe Foundation


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  1. Wilkinson GW, Sager A, Selig S, Antonelli R, Morton S, Hirsch G, Lee CR, Ortiz A, Fox D, Lupi MV, Acuff C, Wachman M. No Equity, No Triple Aim: Strategic Proposals to Advance Health Equity in a Volatile Policy Environment. Am J Public Health. 2017 Dec; 107(S3):S223-S228. PMID: 29236539; PMCID: PMC5732569; DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2017.304000;
  2. Sager A. Favorable View of Mass. Health Costs Undone by the Data. The Boston Globe. 2016. View Publication
  3. Sager A. Testimony on Proposed Revisions in Massachusetts Determination of Need Regulations, 105 CMR 100.000 - 100.825. Alan Sager. Boston, Mass. 2016. View Publication
  4. Sager A. It's Time to Confront the Drug Makers. Democracy. 2016. View Publication
  5. Sager A. Choosing a Boston University Health Insurance Plan for 2016. Health Reform Program. Boston, MA. 2015. View Publication
  6. Sager A. Simple steps can protect, expand primary care capacity. Med Econ. 2013 Feb 10; 90(3):68, 67. PMID: 23875277
  7. Sager A. Hospital Closings: Causes, Consequences, and Responses. Boston Occupier. 2012. View Publication
  8. Sager A. Paying New York State Hospitals More Fairly for Their Care to Uninsured Patients. A Report to the Commission on the Public’s Health System. New York, New York. 2011; 168 pages. View Publication
  9. Sager A, Socolar D. Massachusetts Hospital Spending Reached 55.4 per Person above the U.S. Average in 2007: Most of Excess Is Unjustified and State's Health Reform Law Is Negligible. 2010; 211 pages. View Publication
  10. Sager A. Why Stabilizing St. Vincent's Is Essential. The Villager. 2010; 1. View Publication
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The pandemic rocked this small hospital in a mostly Black suburb. Now it’s trying to grow.

The Washington Post 6/21/2021

Orange County Hospital Seeks Divorce From Large Catholic Health System

US News 4/8/2021

Her Doctor's Office Moved 1 Floor Up. Why Did Her Treatment Cost 10 Times More?

NPR 3/26/2021

Her Doctor's Office Moved 1 Floor Up. Why Did Her Treatment Cost 10 Times More?

NPR 3/26/2021

Drug Patent Database Revamp Falls Short of Tackling High Costs

Bloomberg 1/8/2021

Indiana public hospital CEOs can keep their multi-million dollar compensation a secret

Indy Star 12/16/2020

Amy Coney Barrett’s Ambivalence Towards Medicare Raises Concerns About a Constitutional Challenge

Newsweek 10/26/2020

Congress must probe performance of health care execs

The Boston Herald 9/14/2020

Sandra Fenwick, CEO of Boston Children’s Hospital, plans to retire in March

The Boston Globe 9/9/2020

With virus cases soaring, closed hospitals become a precious source of beds

The Washington Post 3/27/2020

Here’s what crushed it, and what got crushed, in 2019

Boston Business Journal 12/19/2019

Here's what crushed it, and what got crushed, in 2019

Boston Business Journal 12/19/2019

Industry: Medicare Plans of 2020 Democratic Candidates Will Make US ‘Pay More and Wait Longer for Lower-Quality Care’

The Epoch Times 12/16/2019

Surprise Recovery: Five years later, many fears of the closure of Quincy Medical Center haven’t borne out

Boston Business Journal 10/4/2019

Quincy May Soon Be the Largest City in Mass. Without an ER. Then What?

The Patriot Ledger 8/9/2019

Philadelphia Hospital Collapse Highlights Health Care ‘Anarchy’

Bloomberg 7/15/2019

Code Red: The Grim State of Urban Hospitals

U.S. News 7/10/2019

As Partners HealthCare rethinks its strategy, it’s considering whether to change its name

Boston Globe 7/1/2019

Express Scripts’ $25 monthly cap on insulin a ‘smoke screen’

Boston Herald 4/3/2019

Predictions for 2019 from BU Experts

BU Today 1/22/2019

Maura Healey approves hospital merger

Boston Herald 11/30/2018

Trump prescription medication plan drawing skepticism

The Boston Herald 11/3/2018

Justice Department Approves CVS Purchase of Aetna

Boston Herald 10/11/2018
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