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Date Title Presenter(s) Series
6/18/2024Identifying Regional Anesthesia Procedures in the EHR Using Natural Language Processing
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Laura Graham, Ph.D., M.P.H. Monthly
5/15/2024The Changing Face of Veterans and Implications for Policy: Insurance Coverage for US Veterans from 2010-2021Todd Wagner, Ph.D. Monthly
4/17/2024Financing Strategies to Promote Evidence-Based Practice Implementation and Sustainment: Examples from Behavioral HealthAlex Dopp, Ph.D. Monthly
4/3/2024Options for Evaluating VA ProgramsKritee Gujral, Ph.D. and Todd Wagner, Ph.D.,  Cost-Effectiveness
3/27/2024CEA Alongside a Clinical TrialCiaran Phibbs, Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
3/20/2024Veterans’ Use of and Outcomes from VA and non-VA HospitalsJean Yoon, Ph.D. Monthly
3/13/2024Budget Impact Analysis for Implementation ScienceTodd Wagner, Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
3/6/2024Advanced Decision Science MethodsJeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
2/28/2024Introduction to Markov models for cost-effectiveness analysis – Part 2Mark Bounthavong, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
2/21/2024Use and Cost of Low-Value Health Services by Veterans in VA and non-VA SettingsThomas Radomski, MD, MS and Carolyn Thorpe, PhD, MPH,  Monthly
2/14/2024Introduction to Markov models for cost-effectiveness analysis – Part 1Mark Bounthavong, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
2/7/2024Estimating the Cost of Treatment Using VA and DoD DataClara Dismuke-Greer, Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
1/31/2024Estimating the Cost of an InterventionDiem Tran, Ph.D., M.P.P. Cost-Effectiveness
1/24/2024Introduction to Effectiveness, Patient Preferences, and UtilitiesJosephine Jacobs, Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
1/17/2024An Overview of Decision AnalysisLiam Rose, Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
10/18/2023Prediction of opioid-related overdose and suicide events using administrative healthcare dataRalph Ward, PhD Monthly
9/20/2023Comparing Data from Multiple Health Systems to Estimate Disease Burden for VA-Medicaid Dual EnrolleesPatrick O’Mahen with Chase S. Eck,  Monthly
6/21/2023Marginal Effects and Predictive Margins: Choosing and Using the Right Method for Reporting Your Regression ResultsRebecca Raciborski, PhD Monthly
5/17/2023Healthcare costs and utilization before and after opioid overdose in VHA patients with opioid use disorder Vilija Joyce, M.S. Monthly
4/26/2023Cost as the Dependent VariableMark Bounthavong, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Econometrics
4/19/2023Empirical BayesDavid Chan, M.D., Ph.D. Econometrics
4/12/2023Can Educational Outreach Improve Experts’ Decision Making? Evidence from a National Opioid Academic Detailing ProgramJonathan Zhang, Ph.D. Monthly
4/5/2023Fixed Effects and Random EffectsJosephine Jacobs, Ph.D. Econometrics
3/29/2023Limited Dependent VariablesCiaran Phibbs, Ph.D. Econometrics
3/22/2023Right-hand Side VariablesCiaran Phibbs, Ph.D. Econometrics
3/15/2023Multipart models of continuous outcomesPeter Veazie, PhD Econometrics
3/8/2023Quantile regressionDiem Tran, Ph.D., M.P.P. Econometrics
3/1/2023Interval regressionClara Dismuke-Greer, Ph.D. Econometrics
2/23/2023Cost-Analyses of FUNCTION QUERI Programs: STEP-KOA and STRIDEBrystana Kaufman, PhD, MSPH Monthly
2/22/2023Natural Experiments & Difference-in-DifferencesJean Yoon, Ph.D. Econometrics
2/15/2023Regression DiscontinuityLiam Rose, Ph.D. Econometrics
2/1/2023Instrumental VariablesKritee Gujral, Ph.D. Econometrics
1/25/2023Propensity ScoresTodd Wagner, Ph.D. Econometrics
1/18/2023Research DesignLaura Graham, Ph.D., M.P.H. Econometrics
1/11/2023Econometrics Seminar Series: Introduction & IdentificationTodd Wagner, Ph.D. Econometrics
10/19/2022Provider Supply and Access to CareChristine Yee, Ph.D. Monthly
10/12/2022The VA-Linked Health and Retirement Study: Data overview and research examplesJosephine Jacobs and Mary Wyman,  Monthly
9/21/2022Heterogeneity of Treatment Effects and Instrumental Variables: The Marginal PatientsMatthew Maciejewski, Ph.D. Monthly
5/18/2022Research on Disrupted Care Due to COVID-19 in VALiam Rose, Ph.D. Monthly
4/20/2022Budget Impact AnalysisTodd Wagner, Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
4/13/2022Understanding Cost Variables in DoD DaVINCI databasesClara Dismuke-Greer, Ph.D. Monthly
4/6/2022CEA Alongside a Clinical Trial Todd Wagner, Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
3/30/2022Intro to Effectiveness, Patient Preferences, and UtilitiesJosephine Jacobs, Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
3/23/2022Sensitivity Analyses for Decision Models Risha Gidwani, Dr.P.H. Cost-Effectiveness
3/16/2022The Right Price: A Value-Based Prescription for Drug CostsPeter Neumann, David Kim Monthly
3/9/2022Estimating Transition Probabilities for a ModelRisha Gidwani, Dr.P.H. Cost-Effectiveness
3/2/2022Pharmaceutical Costs for Cost-Effectiveness AnalysisMark Bounthavong, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
2/23/2022VA Costs: HERC versus MCAJean Yoon, Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
2/16/2022Using VA nursing data to estimate the relationship between nurse staffing and patient outcomesShira Winter, Ciaran Phibbs Monthly
2/9/2022Estimating the Cost of an InterventionClara Dismuke-Greer, Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
2/2/2022Medical Decision Making and Decision AnalysisJeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
1/26/2022Recommendations for the Conduct of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis from the Second Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and MedicineDoug Owens, M.D., M.S. Cost-Effectiveness
1/19/2022An Overview of Decision AnalysisLiam Rose, Ph.D. Cost-Effectiveness
10/20/2021Comparing VA and DoD Health Services Cost Data: An example using COVID-19 inpatient admissionsPatrick Richard, Libby Dismuke-Greer Monthly
9/15/2021Can we balance pressures for payment, quality, and equity?Todd Wagner, Ph.D. Monthly