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[ ASHEcon '16, University of Pennsylvania ]

6th Biennial Conference of the
American Society of Health Economists

New Frontiers in Health Policy and Health Care

June 12 – June 15, 2016

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

Feb 26 15

Research Analyst, American Dental Association

by sinan

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Department: Health Policy Institute

Description:

The Health Policy Institute (HPI) is a division within the ADA, established as an in-house “think tank” focusing on generating, synthesizing and disseminating policy knowledge on critical issues concerning the health care and dental care system. The institute is responsible for providing the evidence base for strategic decision making within the ADA related to broad health policy issues, as well as being a trusted source for credible information and thought leadership for key stakeholders outside of the ADA.

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Feb 26 15

Economist/Health Services Researcher, American Dental Association

by sinan

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Department: Health Policy Institute

Description:

The Health Policy Institute (HPI) is a division within the ADA, established as an in-house “think tank” focusing on generating, synthesizing and disseminating policy knowledge on critical issues concerning the health care and dental care system. The institute is responsible for providing the evidence base for strategic decision making within the ADA related to broad health policy issues, as well as being a trusted source for credible information and thought leadership for key stakeholders outside of the ADA.

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Feb 9 15

Editorial Statement on Negative Findings

by sinan

The Editors of the health economics journals named below believe that well-designed, well-executed empirical studies that address interesting and important problems in health economics, utilize appropriate data in a sound and creative manner, and deploy innovative conceptual and methodological approaches compatible with each journal’s distinctive emphasis and scope have potential scientific and publication merit regardless of whether such studies’ empirical findings do or do not reject null hypotheses that may be specified. As such, the Editors wish to articulate clearly that the submission to our journals of studies that meet these standards is encouraged.

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Feb 9 15

Call for Papers: Kunshan Forum

by charmaine

The Global Health Research Center at Duke Kunshan University will hold the inaugural conference of Kunshan Forum. The main theme of the 2015 Conference is Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) and China’s Health System Reform. Populations in China and many other LMICs are undergoing rapid changes including growing rates of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, stroke, mental health problems, and other non-communicable diseases. As the disease pattern transits toward non-communicable diseases, there is a wide public concern on whether the reform of health system in China is able to cope with several challenging issues arising from the increasing burden of NCD. The Forum focuses primarily on the discussion of the interaction between the increasing importance of NCD and the reform of health system in three different sectors: primary care, hospitals and long-term care.

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Jan 27 15

Associate Director of Health Policy, Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy, Baylor College

by charmaine

The Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy seeks a distinguished scholar to serve as the Associate Director for Health Policy and join us as a new colleague. This person will help lead our program in health policy, which includes developing curricula for medical, graduate, and allied health students, organizing and facilitating collaboration among the more than 60 clinical and scientific faculty members at Baylor who are interested in health policy, working with communications, government relations, and public relations agencies to disseminate our relevant health policy work, and leading conferences with the goal of publishing policy papers related to emerging scientific, clinical, and community health issues.

The person who fills this position will also be expected to participate in our Center’s teaching of medical students and residents on topics in medical ethics and health policy, engage in original collaborative research and scholarship on related topics, and participate in teaching and mentoring junior faculty. The final distribution of duties will be negotiated.

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