The Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research is delighted to share its experience in Applied Microeconomics. Below are the featured examples of projects currently conducted by our faculty:
Geographic Variation in Health and Economic Determinants and Outcomes of Elective Surgery
This study assesses the effect of elective surgery to treat four common chronic conditions on health and disability outcomes related to quality of life, and economic outcomes.
Long-term Health Impacts of Physical and Cognitive Occupational Exposures
This study examines the relationship between job characteristics and subsequent Medicare utilization.
Using Consumer Credit Data to Identify Precursors and Consequences of Cognitive Impairment
This study predicts new cases of cognitive impairment and dementia and healthcare utilization of cognitively impaired patients using consumer debt characteristics collected in credit reports.