Edward Sondik, Ph.D.

Director, U.S. National Center for Health Statistics

 

Paige Sipes-Metzler, D.P.A.

Manager, Oregon Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Former Executive Director, Oregon Health Commission

 

Louise Gunning-Schepers, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Social Medicine, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

James Marks, M.D., M.P.H.

Director, U.S. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

 

Howard Seymour, M.D.

Director, Health Care Development Unit, United Kingdom

11:00

METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES

QALYs, DALYs, and other measures: Purposes, concepts, assumptions, data requirements, issues, problems and possible solutions

 

Dennis Fryback, Ph.D.

Professor of Preventive Medicine, University of Wisconsin

 

Christopher Murray, Ph.D.

Harvard School of Public Health

1:15

METHODOLOGICAL QUESTIONS (continued)

2:00

ETHICAL ISSUES

Principles for evaluating measures, preferences and perspectives, role of ethics

 

Norman Daniels, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy, Tufts University

 

Daniel Brock, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy, Brown University

3:50

PERSPECTIVES OF DECISIONMAKERS AND POTENTIAL USERS

 

Bruce Fried, Ph.D., and Jeffrey Kang, Ph.D.

U.S. Health Care Financing Agency



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