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PHENOM Faculty are leading the UW-SHARE project to assess the effects of the Affordabel Care Act in Washington State
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Anirban Basu contributed as an organizer & presenter at the IOM/PCORI workshop on "Observational Studies in a Learning Health System".
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Sarah Taubman and colleagues awarded the Kenneth Arrow Award for their article on the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics
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The Program in Health Economics and Outcomes Methodology (PHEnOM) at the Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle aims to facilitate intellectual activities within the department in the fields of health economics, econometrics and methodology development in outcomes research and to engage researchers in allied fields around the city of Seattle.

The long-term goal is to establish PHEnOM as a nationally and internationally recognized hub of health economics and related activities within the School of Public Health at UW.

Key competencies of PHEnOM members include health econometrics, health policy evaluation, applications in health capital, aging and disability, organization of health care, simulations methods, and comparative and cost effectiveness analysis.

Research Highlights

Nate Tefft and colleagues explore whether payments by pharmaceutical firms tilt physicians prescribing behaviors.
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David Grembowski and colleagues present new information on the effects of patient-centered access initiatives on cost and utilizations among patients with diabetes... published in Medical Care Research and Review
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Anirban Basu and David Meltzer explore private manufacturers' thresholds to invest in comparative effectiveness research.. published in PharmacoEconomics
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Nathan Tefft explores the effects of mental health symptoms on employment outcomes.. published in Economics and Human Biology
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