This presentation will highlight how data can be used to measure value in healthcare. In particular, the use of randomized trials, along with natural experiments that focus on the effective random assignment of treatment to patients, can provide credible estimates of the effects of healthcare delivery reforms on costs and patient health. These methods also provide a framework to measure hospital and physician quality’an increasingly important task as payment reforms aim to ‘pay for quality’.
Speaker Bio: Joseph Doyle is the Erwin H. Schell Professor of Management and Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is Co-Editor of the Journ
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