|June 19, 2017
June 20 Webinar: Recognizing When Patients Have Concerns About the Cost of Their Health Care
Webinar: Tuesday, June 20 12:00-1:00pm
Recognizing When Patients Have Concerns About the Cost of Their Health Care
Peter A. Ubel, M.D. is a physician and behavioral scientist whose research and writing explores how people make decisions related to health and health care. He is the Madge and Dennis T. McLawhorn University Professor of Business, Public Policy and Medicine at Duke University. He is the director of the Program for Improving Healthcare Consumerism and core faculty at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. He uses the tools of decision psychology and behavioral economics to explore topics like informed consent, shared decision making and health care cost containment. He has authored over 250 academic publications, he majority of which involve empirical explorations of decision psychology as it pertains to health care. He has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Atlantic, the New Yorker, and is a regular contributor at Forbes. His books include Pricing Life (MIT Press 2000), Free Market Madness (Harvard Business Press, 2009) and Critical Decisions (HarperCollins, 2012). You can find his blogs and other information at http://www.peterubel.com/.
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