Applying Behavioral Economics to Perplexing Problems in Health and Health Care
To (1) apply the principles and frameworks of behavioral economics to uncover pioneering solutions to persistent and perplexing health and health care problems and (2) discover and test interventions that have breakthrough potential to transform the way health care is delivered and health is promoted and preserved.
Internally managed by RWJF staff
- $71,500.00 awarded to Yale University School of Public Health - Investigating whether improving presentation of Medicare coverage options can improve plan choice
- $584,320.00 awarded to University of Pennsylvania - Providing programmatic and administrative support for the Applying Behavioral Economics to Perplexing Problems program
- $199,600.00 awarded to Brigham and Women's Hospital - Studying the impact of decision fatigue on decisions by emergency providers to admit patients
- $199,420.00 awarded to University of Michigan Medical School - Decreasing overuse of low-value services in clinical care by shifting physicians' decisions to a pre-encounter period
- $199,950.00 awarded to Genesys Health Foundation - Testing strategies to promote completion of advance directives for people with a life-limiting illness