HEW Archives

2017-2018

Fall 2017 Schedule

October 5, 2017
Jaeyoon Lee, PhD Candidate
Department of Economics, University of Chicago
Credit access and household bell-being: Evidence from payday lending

October 12, 2017
Cliff Bersamira, PhD Candidate
School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago
Stakeholder perspectives on conceptualizing addiction recovery in the era of health reform

October 19, 2017
Engy Ziedan, PhD Candidate
Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago
The intended and unintended consequences of the hospitals readmission reduction program

October 26, 2017
Keith Green, PhD Candidate
School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago
“There’s no superhighway to PrEP”: Illuminating the incompatibilities between HIV prevention policy and the social safety net

November 2, 2017 
Hari Sharma, PhD Candidate
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Chicago
Does spending more on post-acute care in skilled nursing facilities improve patient outcomes?
NORC 232/233

November 9, 2017
Ziad Obermeyer, MD, M. Phil
Assistant Professor, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Are we over-testing? Using machine learning to understand physician decision making
NORC 232/233

November 16, 2017
Kate Baicker, PhD
Dean, Harris School of Public Policy
The costs and benefits of Medicaid and implications for health reform
Saieh Hall 021

2016-2017

 

Fall 2016 Schedule

October 6, 2016
Brian Tuohy, PhD Candidate
Department of Sociology, University of Chicago
‘If only I had those 9 digits’: On the Power of Undocumented Status in Healthcare

October 13, 2016
CANCELLED

October 20, 2016
CANCELLED

October 27, 2016
Karl Bilimoria, MD/MS
Associate Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology) and Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University
Are the Stars Aligned? Improving CMS Public Reporting and Pay-for-Performance Programs

November 3, 2016
CANCELLED

November 10, 2016
Zack Cooper, PhD
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and of Economics, Yale University
Politics, Medicare Payments, and Hospital Behavior

November 17, 2016
Marisa Domino, PhD
Professor of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Do timely mental health services reduce recidivism among prison releasees with severe mental illness?

Winter 2017 Schedule

January 5, 2017
CANCELLED

January 12, 2017
Nina Gao, MD-PhD Candidate
Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
Specialist Interests and Medicare Reimbursement: Evidence from the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale

January 19, 2017
Jennifer Ghandhi, MD-PhD Candidate
Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
Unemployment and health: evidence from the Great Recession

January 26, 2017
Keith Green, PhD Student
School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago
Exploring the Impact of Biomedical Prevention Approaches on the Institutional Logics of HIV Prevention

February 2, 2017
Robert Nocon, PhD Student
Public Health Sciences, University of Chicago
Effects of Medicaid Managed Care on Health Services Use

February 9, 2017
Diane Alexander
Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Check Up Before You Check Out: Retail Clinics, Preventive Care, and Emergency Room Use

February 16, 2017 *in KCBD Room 1101
Ann Geiger, MPH, PhD
Deputy Associate Director, Healthcare Delivery Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute
Enhancing Healthcare Delivery Research at the National Cancer Institute

February 23, 2017
Pierre Leger, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
Physician Practice Style and Healthcare Costs: Evidence from Emergency Departments

March 2, 2017
Rachel Sachs, JD, MPH
Associate Professor, Washington University School of Law
Innovative Contracting for Pharmaceuticals and Medicaid’s Best-Price Rule

March 9, 2017
Martin Hackmann, PhD
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
Medicaid and Financial Health

2015-2016

Fall 2015 Schedule 

October 1, 2015
Rebecca Myerson
PhD Candidate, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
Finding the missing patients: Does subsidizing screening result in more health care?

October 8, 2015
Britt Livak
PhD Student, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Chicago
Network Viral Load: A Critical Metric for HIV Elimination

October 15, 2015
Adam Sacarny, PhD
Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research, Harvard University
Healthcare Exceptionalism? Performance and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector

October 22, 2015
Michael Lovenheim, PhD
Associate Professor, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University
How Does Access to Health Care Affect Teen Fertility and High School Dropout Rates? Evidence from School-based Health Centers

October 29, 2015
No HEW Workshop

November 5, 2015
Jing Dong
PhD Student, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Chicago
Effects of Long-Term Care Insurance on Financial Well-Being

November 12, 2015
Daniel Bennett, PhD
Assistant Professor, Harris School of Public Policy Studies
The Marriage Market for Lemons: HIV Testing and Marriage in Rural Malawi

November 19, 2015
Carrie Colla, PhD
Assistant Professor, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth Institute
Effects of ACO contracting on high cost, high need Medicare beneficiaries

December 3, 2015
Prashant Bharadwaj, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego
Mental Health Stigma

Winter 2016 Schedule 

January 7, 2016
Heather Schofield, PhD
Department of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania
The Economic Cost of Low Caloric Intake: Evidence from India
Harris Room 140B

January 14, 2016
Anushree Lalitha Subramaniam
University of Chicago
The Unaccounted Insurance Value of Medical Innovation

January 21, 2016
NO HEW

January 28, 2016
NO HEW

February 4, 2016
Manasi Deshpande, PhD
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Chicago
Does Welfare Inhibit Success? The Long-Term Effects of Removing Low-Income Youth from Disability Insurance
Harris Room 140B

February 11, 2016
Surrey Walton, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago
Measuring Potential Substitutions Towards Generic Drug Use: A Method for Risk Adjustment in Incentive Payments

February 18, 2016
Kevin Stroupe, PhD
Associate Director, Center for Innovation for Complex Chronic Healthcare, Hines VA Hospital

Spring 2016 Schedule 

March 31, 2016
Dan Blumenthal, MD
Harvard University
Access, Quality, and Cost of Care at U.S. Physician Owned Hospitals
Harris Room 140C

April 7, 2016
Chris Whaley, PhD
Berkeley Center for Health and Technology, University of California, Berkeley
Responses to Targeted Patient Incentives: Evidence from Reference Pricing
Harris Room 140C

April 14, 2016
Howard Riady
PhD student in Economics, University of Chicago
Physician Response to Financial Incentives: Evidence from Administrative Data
Harris Room 140C

April 21, 2016
Matthew Aaron Schmitt
Northwestern University
When Discounts Raise Costs: The Effect of Copay Coupons on Generic Utilization
Harris Room 140C

April 28, 2016
Fallon Lecture on Health & Law
Jill Horwitz, JD, PhD
UCLA School of Law
Technology Regulation Reconsidered: The Effects of Certificate of Need on MRI Access, Quality, and Cost
111 East 60th Street in Room V

May 5, 2016
No Workshop

May 12, 2016
Heather Gold, PhD
Director of Population Health Research, NYU School of Medicine
Complication rates, costs, and policy implications of new radiotherapy technology for breast cancer

May 19, 2016
Robert Nocon
PhD student, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Chicago
Healthcare Use and Spending in Medicaid: Comparing Health Center Patients to Other Settings

May 26, 2016
Brian Tuohy
University of Chicago
Healthcare in ‘Mexican Chicago’: On the Power of Undocumented Status

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