Dr. Hatefi is a hospital-based physician who is interested in both clinical medicine and global health policy. He worked on a project to align global actors in addressing the key and emerging challenges of health system stewardship, with specific attention to the private sector. He has worked on the economics of malaria elimination, and was part of the team that modeled convergence for the Commission on Investing in Health’s Global Health 2035 report. He additionally works on projects that focus on hospital performance and collective action for non-communicable diseases. He is interested in health policy and stewardship, health system strengthening, priority setting and resource allocation, health in all policies, health diplomacy and security, and communicating the returns on investing in health globally.
Recent Posts by Arian Hatefi
The field of hospital medicine---which combines knowledge in acute care and inpatient medicine with expertise in hospital care delivery---can steward the valuable resource of hospital care toward high performance. The global community should manage and cultivate it across health care contexts.
Moving from the Millennium Development Goals to the more ambitious Sustainable Development Goals will require a continuum of services, from community outreach, to primary and specialty clinics, to hospitals, and back to home or sub-acute settings. More focus on high-quality hospitals is needed.