When

Fri, Jul. 13, 2012
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
(GMT-05:00) America/Chicago

This conference is a collaborative endeavor among comparative effectiveness research (CER) groups in Texas. Nationally renowned experts will discuss strategies for analyzing large population databases to conduct CER. Pilot studies and preliminary results will be presented from two multi-investigator projects. The first project focuses on cancer care in Texas and the second on disability and function.

This event is co-sponsored by UTMB Health, Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas, the Institute for Translational Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Center for Rehabilitation Research Using Large Datasets, and the Baker Institute Health Policy Forum.

Featured speakers will include:

M. Alan Brookhart, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mary Beth Landrum, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School

Matthew L. Maciejewski, Ph.D.
Professor in Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine;
Director, Health Economics and Policy Unit, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center

The Health Policy Forum would also like to thank its members for their continued support of its research and programs: Baylor College of Medicine; Community Health Choice; Madison Benefits Group, Inc.; St. Luke"s Episcopal Health System; Humana; The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and Texas Children"s Hospital.

 

Hotel Accommodations

Visit the Hilton"s website to book your room.

Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center
6633 Travis Street
Houston, Texas 77030-1308
713.313.4000

 

Conference Agenda

8:00 am   Continental breakfast

8:30 am   Welcoming remarks

8:45 am   "Use of Geographic Variation to Estimate Effectiveness With Nonrandomized Data"
Mary Beth Landrum, Ph.D.

9:45 am   "Rigorous Quasi-experimental CER Study Design"
Matthew L. Maciejewski, Ph.D.

10:45 am Break

11:00 am "Statistical Methods to Address Confounding When Using Large Health Care Databases for Comparative Effectiveness Research"
M. Alan Brookhart, Ph.D.

Noon      Lunch and panel discussion

1:30 pm Track 1 -- Center for Rehabilitation Research Using Large Datasets (CRRLD)
              Pilot project presentations

              Track 2 -- Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas (CERCIT)
              Scholar project presentations

 
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When

Fri, Jul. 13, 2012
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
(GMT-05:00) America/Chicago