Behavioral Economics & Health Care
Decision neuroscience- also known as Neuroeconomics- is the field that studies how we make decisions. This young discipline applies principles from behavioral economics to evaluate the effects of psychological, social, cognitive, and emotional factors on the daily decisions of individuals and institutions.
The present symposium will provide a practical and integrative approach of the application of principles from behavioral economics and decision neuroscience in health care.
A general overview of behavioral economics will be provided.
Showcase lectures will inform about relevant findings that contributed to advance the field.
Health care providers, clinicians, allied health, researchers with interest in health services research and health policy, policymakers.
- Syllabus that will contain a summary of the topics to be presented.
Please phone or email Dina Coronios-Antoniou at St. Michael’s with your interest in participating no later than September 28, 2016.
Phone: (416) 864-6060 Ext. 7830
Li Ka Shing Institute (LKSKI) – Allan Waters Family Auditorium
209 Victoria St., 2nd Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5B1T8
|Time||Topic Title||Proposed speaker|
|9:20-9:30||Introduction||Dr. Adalsteinn Brown/ Art Slutsky|
|9:30-10:00||What is Behavioral Economics & why is important?||Dr. Tanjim Hossain (Rotman)|
|10:00- 10:30||Theme 1: Behavioral Economics: from the industry to health care||Dr. Mara Lederman (Rotman)|
Showcase: behavioral economics in healthcare
Applying principles from Neuroeconomics in Multiple sclerosis and Stroke Care
|Dr. Gustavo Saposnik|
|11:30-12:00||Theme 2: Behavioral Economics in Health Policy: Rewards and Incentives||TBA|
|12:00-12:30||Showcase: How behavioral economics may influence health policy?.||Muhammad Mamdani|
|13:00- 13:30||The Government perspective: the challenge of improving quality and decreasing health care costs||Aklilu Tefera (Director Policy Research, MOH)|
|13:30-14:00||A practical approach: “Choosing Wisely: new advances”||Dr. Wendy Levinson|
|14:00-14:30||Workshop-Survey||Dr. Gustavo Saposnik|
|14:30-15:00||Theme 3: Putting all together||Dr. Adalsteinn Brown/ Art Slutsky, Saposnik|
Participants should send a two-page summary of their presentation to be compiled in a brochure.