WBUR and PBS tap Stuart Altman for healthcare and economic analysis

January 08, 2009

The news media tapped health economist Stuart Altman's expertise on the economy and healthcare this week following President-elect Barack Obama's speech about the economy and a recovery plan. Listen to Altman discuss retiree spending on WBUR's Here & Now program. On the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Altman weighed in on fixing the healthcare crisis.

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