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Healthcare Analytics in Action

March 26, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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

James Ryan

Jim Ryan has spent the past 20 years building global markets for US-based telecommunications and enterprise technology companies. Mr. Ryan exited five startups (2 IPOs, 2 acquisitions, 1 Chapter 11) and now uses his expertise as one of the three founding partners of Farpoint Ventures helping startups from the US quickly build global sales channels and bring in revenues from overseas markets. Mr. Ryan has closed over $1B in export business for startups.

Mr. Ryan holds a Bachelor's degree from Harvard University and a Master's degree from Osaka University. He is a native speaker of Japanese, and is conversational in Mandarin Chinese and French.

In between meetings, he has climbed Mt. Rainier three times, finished the Boston Marathon and Cape Cod Marathon, climbed Mt. Washington in all four seasons and hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon 10 times. He holds a Private Pilot license and enjoys flying his Cessna 172 around New England and beyond.


March 26, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


MIT Sloan
100 Main Street
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