Information, Incentives and Uncertainty in Medical Decisions

Wednesday, June 15, 2016: 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
F50 (Huntsman Hall)
Organizer:
David Chan
12:00 PM
Information or Compensation? Understanding the Role of Information Technology in Physician Response to Pay-for-Performance

Author(s): Jonathan Kolstad; Benjamin R Handel; Michael Whinston; Igal Hendel

Discussant: Joshua D Gottlieb

12:20 PM
Learning, Rules, and Discretion: Evidence from Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation

Author(s): Jason Abaluck; Leila Agha; David Chan

Discussant: David Molitor

12:40 PM
Reducing Inappropriate Prescribing of Controlled Substances in Medicare Part D: Evidence from a Randomized Intervention

Author(s): Adam Sacarny; Amy Nadya Finkelstein; Shantanu Agrawal; David Yokum

Discussant: Maria A Polyakova