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Session: The Economics of Health and Health Services II
4137.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
The Economics of Health and Health Services II
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
12:30 PMSocial Costs of Robbery and the Cost-Effectiveness of Substance Abuse Treatment  [ Recorded presentation ]
Harold A. Pollack, PhD, A. David Paltiel, PhD, Anirban Basu, PhD
12:45 PMFinancial impact of modifiable health risk factors in a state health plan population  [ Recorded presentation ]
Rhonda K. Jaster, MPH, Joseph W. Thompson, MD, MPH, Jennifer L. Shaw, MAP, MPH, Sathiska D. Pinidiya, MS, MEd
1:00 PMA model for determining the budget impact of expanded newborn screening  [ Recorded presentation ]
Scott D. Ramsey, MD, PhD, Catharine Riley, MPH, Wylie Burke, MD, PhD, Carolyn Watts, PhD, Lauren Clarke, MS
1:15 PMEconomic Evaluation of the Family Connections Program  [ Recorded presentation ]
Melissa Brodowski, MSW, MPH, Jill Filene, MPH, Phaedra Corso, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
Endorsed by:Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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