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Session: The Economics of Health and Health Services I
3033.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
The Economics of Health and Health Services I
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: (1) assess a range of health programs and interventions based on their economic impact on organizations, individuals, and communities; (2) identify key conceptual and analytical problems that commonly arise in economic evaluation; and (3) assess new methodological tools and techniques for addressing problems in economic evaluation.
Moderator(s):Glen Mays, PhD, MPH
8:30 AMImpact of Medicare Reimbursement Changes on Nursing Home Efficiency  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ning Jackie Zhang, MD, PhD, Lynn Unruh, PhD, RN, Thomas Wan, PhD
8:45 AMOperational and financial performance of not-for-profit, for-profit and for-profit publicly traded hospices
Jon M. Thompson, PhD, Michael J. McCue, DBA
9:00 AMMedicare Modernization Act of 2003 and its potential economic impact on the delivery of care to end stage renal disease patients  [ Recorded presentation ]
John D. Sullivan, PhD
9:15 AMCost-Utility Analysis of Hip and Knee Replacement in Primary Surgery  [ Recorded presentation ]
José Luis Navarro Espigares, PhD, Prof, Mgr, Hernández Torres Elisa, Pedro González de la Flor, MD, PhD
9:30 AMCenters for Medicare and Medicaid Services' assessment of resource utilization reports to as a tool to educate physicians  [ Recorded presentation ]
Lisa Grabert, MPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
Endorsed by:Gerontological Health; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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