National Health Insurance: Facts, not Rhetoric

Sep 17, 2008

Presenter: Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS

“National Health Insurance: Facts, not Rhetoric” was presented by Aaron E. Carroll MD, MS on September 17, 2008 in the Methodist Hospital Petticrew Auditorium.  Dr. Carroll identified objective ways of measuring the quality of a health care system, identified the facts about aspects of health care reform on the health care system, and gave insight in the ways in which we could reform our health care system to improve access, quality, or cost. 

Dr. Aaron E. Carroll is currently an associate professor of Pediatrics in the Children's Health Services Research Program at the Indiana University School of Medicine, and the Director of the Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research.  He received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1998.  He completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics at the University of Washington in Seattle.  He stayed at the University of Washington to complete a health services research fellowship in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program.  During that time he received his masters degree in Health Services.  Dr. Carroll's current research interests include the use of information technology in pediatric health care, decision analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis, and health policy and professionalism.

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