Categories: 2008 Duke


Equity and Efficiency in Health and Healthcare”

2ndBiennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists

Duke University | Durham, North Carolina | June 22-25, 2008


Workshops will take place on Sunday June 22

8:30am-12:30pm (Classroom D)
Workshop Overview: “Using National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) Data Linked to Administrative Records

  • Edward Sondik, Director, NCHS
  • Kimberly Lochner, Epidemiologist, NCHS
  • Sandra Decker, Senior Service Fellow, NCHS
  • Timothy Waidmann, Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute

8:30am-5:00pm (RJR Auditorium)
Workshop Overview: “Econometrics of Health Care Cost, Expenditure, and Utilization Data” – Partha Deb, Hunter College; Willard Manning, University of Chicago; Edward Norton, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1:00pm-5:00pm (Classroom D)
Workshop Overview: “Economic Evaluation of Drugs, Devices and other Medical Interventions” – Joel Hay, Department of Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy in the School of Pharmacy, with a joint appointment in the Department of Economics at the University of Southern California

1:00pm-5:00pm (Classroom E)
Workshop Overview: “Introduction to the Research Databases of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ” -Herbert Wong, Ph.D.; Ryan Mutter, Ph.D.; Karen Beauregard, MHA; and Joel Cohen, Ph.D.;AHRQ

1:00pm-5:00pm (Classroom F)
Workshop Overview: “Risk Adjustment for Payment and Quality Measurement” – Randall P. Ellis, Boston University

Host Institutions

Duke University
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill