The American Journal of Managed Care® recently hosted a webinar entitled “Bang for the Buck: How Health Care Innovation Affects Life Expectancy and Patient Well-Being” in which experts discussed how health care has improved life expectancy and which areas have contributed the most. The speakers based the discussion on three recently published papers on the connection between health care spending and value creation.
The discussion, moderated by Robert W. Dubois, MD, PhD, interim president and CEO of the National Pharmaceutical Council, featured the following speakers:
- Mariam Alboustani, RPh, clinical pharmacy manager, Medicare Pharmacy Services, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
- Jason Buxbaum, MHSA, PhD candidate, program in health policy, Harvard University
- Michael Ciarametaro, MBA, vice president of research, National Pharmaceutical Council
- David Cutler, PhD, Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics, Harvard University
Access the webinar here.