Behavioral Economics and Health

Tuesday, January 26 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Dr. Volpp’s work focuses on developing and testing innovative ways of applying insights from behavioral economics in improving patient health behavior and affecting provider performance. He has done work with a variety of employers, insurers, health systems, and consumer companies in testing the effectiveness of different behavioral economic strategies in addressing tobacco dependence, obesity, and medication non-adherence. He has competitively been awarded more than $60 million to lead or co-lead studies funded by the NIH; the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation; the CDC; VA Health Services Research and Development; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; the Hewlett Foundation; the Commonwealth Foundation; the Aetna Foundation; Mckinsey; CVS Caremark; Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield; Hawaii Medical Services Association; Merck; Humana; Aramark; Weight Watchers; and Discovery (South Africa).

Dial-In Information

https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jsdyGHzUTEmUdFHyqfT2QQ

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff

Campus

Other Location

Tags

academics

Website

http://www.ias.usc.edu

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