CCHE Seminar Series 14/15

Winter 2015

Friday, January 16: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Mayvis Rebeira, University of Toronto
Title: Investigating Risk Factors Associated with Chronic Physical and Mental Health Conditions of Veterans in Canada

Friday, January 23: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Jasmin Kantarevic, Ontario Medical Association (OMA)
Title: Physician Payment Contracts In The Presence Of Moral Hazard And Adverse Selection: Theory And Application To Ontario

Friday, January 30: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Mike Saks, University Campus Suffolk
Title: Taming the Wild West: Health support workers, regulation and public protection

Friday, February 6: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Adrian Rohit Dass, University of Toronto
Title: Econometric and Hierarchical Methods for Analyzing Data from Longitudinal Studies

Friday, February 13: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: David Rudoler, University of Toronto
Title: Paying for Primary Care: Payment Reform and Primary Care Physician Behaviour in Ontario

Friday, February 20: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Walter P. Wodchis, University of Toronto
Title: Estimates of the Health Care Costs of Chronic Disease

Friday, February 27: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Michelle Silver, University of Toronto
Title: Retirement, Unretirement, and Transitions from Practice: Findings from the Academic Physician Retirement Project

Friday, March 6: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Hope Corman, Rider University
Title: Lifecycle Effects of a Recession on Health Behaviors: Boom, Bust, and Recovery in Iceland

Friday, March 13: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Maude Laberge, University of Toronto
Title: Costs of Health Care Across Primary Care Models In Ontario

Friday, March 20: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speakers: Peter Tanuseputro, Bruyère Research Institute & Amy Hsu, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI)
Title: End-of-Life Care In Ontario: A Population Perspective

Friday, April 10: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Rinku Sutradhar, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) & University of Toronto
Title: The Versatility Of Multistate Models For The Analysis Of Longitudinal Health Services Data

Friday, April 17: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Lady Bolongaita, University of Toronto
Title: Modelling The Retirement Timing of Canadian Nurses Using A Panel Survey

Friday, April 24: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Gary Vanlandingham, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Title: The Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative: Targeting Investments at Programs that Work

Friday, May 1: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Claire DeOliveira, University of Toronto
Title: Understanding The Determinants Of Health Care Costs Among Patients With Psychotic Disorders

Friday, May 8: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Richard Cookson, University of York
Title: Incorporating Equity Into Health Care Performance Measurement: A Framework And Application

Fall 2014

Friday, September 12: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Paul Grootendorst, University of Toronto
Title: Intellectual Property Protection and Formulary Coverage: Evidence from Ontario

Friday, September 19: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Adrian Rohit Dass, University of Toronto
Title: Introduction to STATA®

Thursday, September 25: 1:30 – 2:30 PM (Joint talk with THETA)
Speaker: Anirban Basu, University of Washington
Title: Long-Term Health Returns to Alternative School System: The Roles of Selection and Heterogeneity

Friday, October 3: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Jo Jacobs, University of Toronto
Title: Baby Boomer caregivers in the workforce: Do they fare better or worse than their predecessors?

Friday, October 10: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Amy Hsu, University of Toronto
Title: Efficiency estimation with quantile regressions: An application using a panel of long-term care homes in Ontario

Friday, October 17: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Logan McLeod, Wilfrid Laurier University
Title: Changing the Schedule of Medical Benefits and the Effect on Primary Care Physician Billing: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Alberta

Friday, October 24: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Courtney Ward, Dalhousie University
Title: Secondary Effects Of School Entry MMR Vaccine Mandates: How School Children Help Upcoming Birth Cohorts

Friday, November 7: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Dolly Han, University of Toronto
Title: Real-World Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Of Second-Line Pemetrexed Versus Docetaxel In The Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Population In Ontario

Friday, November 14: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Shari Eli, University of Toronto
Title: The Long Run Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families

Friday, November 21: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Douglas Barthold, McGill University
Title: The Effects of Prescription Drug Cost Sharing on Preventable Hospitalizations: Evidence from the Medicare Modernization Act

Friday, November 28: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Adrian Rohit Dass, University of Toronto
Title: Introduction to LaTeX