ASHEcon Poster Gallery: Photo Page

ASHEcon Poster Gallery: Photo Page

Meet Some of the Penn Scientists and Their Posters
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PHILADELPHIA (June 14, 2016) -- Along with its other events and attractions, the Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon) offered a poster gallery stretching across three levels of the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Above, right, Philip Britteon, a NIHR Research Methods Fellow at the University of Manchester in the UK explains his poster to Soeren Kristensen, a Research Fellow in Health Economics at Manchester. ALSO: See Day One and Day Two, Day Three Photo pages.

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Hundreds of posters on subjects ranging from hospital competition to prescription drug utilization, mental health to health disparities, and insurance to reimbursement models drew crowds of attendees anxious for the latest insights. Below are six of the posters displayed by researchers connected to Penn:
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Above, left, William Pajerowski and Lindsey Patterson, both Wharton Health Care Management PhD students, displayed a poster about the economics of health care regionalization. Above, right, the poster of Alex Li, Senior Research Investigator in the Division of General Internal Medicine of Penn's Perelman School of Medicine, focused on the impact of Medicare Advantage prescription drug plan star ratings on plan enrollment.
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Sean Murphy (above, left), Assistant Professor at Washington State University is involved in a project with Penn investigators that is studying the cost effectiveness of an internet-delivered treatment for substance abuse. Above, right, Wharton Health Care Management PhD candidate Preethi Rao's poster was about the response of California hospitals to Medicaid payment cuts.
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Wharton Health Care Management PhD student Evan Saltzman's work looks at consumer demand for health insurance in the ACA health insurance marketplaces. Above, right, Wharton Health Care Management PhD alumna Victoria Perez, now at Indiana University, is studying the effect of Medicaid expansion on hospital closures and capacities.