Towards Reasonable Patient Care Under Uncertainty

19 Pages Posted: 6 May 2020

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Charles F. Manski

Northwestern University - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: April 2020

Abstract

This keynote address provides a foundation that incorporates decision‐theory methods for integrating uncertainty into the decision‐making process for patient care in the health care system. The article provides linkages between the medical economics literature, health care analysis, and quantitative methods to help improve the outcomes for patients in the health care system.

JEL Classification: I18, I14, I10

Suggested Citation

Manski, Charles F., Towards Reasonable Patient Care Under Uncertainty (April 2020). Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 38, Issue 2, pp. 227-245, 2020, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3593690 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/coep.12452

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