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NOAHE Health Economics and Technology Assessment Rounds Session 5

The NOAHE Health Economics and Technology Assessment Rounds aim to advance health economics research and influence health policy, to improve the health outcomes of Canadians. These rounds are presented by the Institute of Health Economics (IHE), the University of Calgary Health Economics Group and HTA Unit, and the University of Alberta Health Economics Unit and are offered online from 2:00 – 3:00 pm MT on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from September to June (except December).

This session will focus on Salary or fee-for-service for physicians: Does it matter?


Braden Manns bio picDr. Braden Manns is a Professor in Health Economics and a Kidney Specialist at the University of Calgary. He has experience in pharmaceutical priority setting, including a term as Chair of Canadian Expert Drug Advisory Committee. His research expertise is in applied health economics. Current research interests include examining the implications of patient-borne costs on care and outcomes in chronic disease, examining the cost effectiveness of health care policies for managing patients with chronic disease, and assessing the implications of different ways to pay physicians.



Dr. Amity Quinn bio picDr. Amity Quinn is a postdoctoral fellow in Health Economics with Dr. Braden Manns. Her research program focuses on the design and impact of health care financing and payment models. She is currently studying the effect of salary-based specialist physician payment compared to fee-for-service payment on health care decisions and quality for Albertans with chronic disease. Dr. Quinn has been involved in local and national policy initiatives to improve how health care policymakers, organisations, and providers address the behavioral health and social needs of patients. Dr. Quinn has a PhD in Social Policy with a focus in health policy and health services research from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University and an A.B. in Community Health from Brown University.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm MT

Live Webcast

Please click the following link to register and view the live webcast:  https://goo.gl/1hsDPU