Author Interview: How Does Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Inform Health Care Decisions?


Drs David D. Kim and Anirban Basu join Ethics Talk to discuss their article: "How Does Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Inform Health Care Decisions?"

Read the transcript here and read the full article here

David D. Kim, PhD is an assistant professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and the program director of the Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Registry at Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. His research focuses on generating the best available evidence to inform health care decisions and public health policies through policy simulation modeling, cost-effectiveness analyses, and econometric analyses. 

Anirban Basu, PhD is a professor of health economics and the Stergachis Family Endowed Director of the Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics (CHOICE) Institute at the University of Washington in Seattle. His research focuses on understanding the economic value of health care through applied economic theory, comparative and cost-effectiveness analyses, causal inference methods, program evaluation, and outcomes research. 

Recorded April 22, 2021


Conflict of Interest Disclosure
Interviewee had no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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