This is the program for the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Activity Details

587 * ! Wed, 8/4/2010, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-110 (West)
Modeling Health Care Costs and Survival Outcomes: Methods and Applications — Contributed Papers
Health Policy Statistics Section , Biometrics Section , ENAR
Chair(s): Gideon D. Bahn, Loyola University Chicago/Hines VA Hospital
2:05 PM The Role of the Statistician in the Appraisal of Health Technologies by the UK National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) Michael Joseph Campbell, University of Sheffield
2:20 PM Multivariate Modeling of Longitudinal Health Care Costs and Time-to-Event Data in Matched Pairs An Creemers, Universiteit Hasselt ; Marc Aerts, Hasselt University ; Niel Hens, Hasselt University ; Ziv Shkedy, Universiteit Hasselt ; Frank De Smet, National Alliance of Christian Mutualities ; Philippe Beutels, Universiteit Antwerpen
2:35 PM Modeling Dependent Yearly Claim Totals Including Zero-Claims in Private Health Insurance Vinzenz Erhardt, Technische Universitaet Muenchen ; Claudia Czado, Technische Universitaet Muenchen
2:50 PM Estimating Cost of Treatment in Elderly Patients with Colorectal Cancer Using Medicare Data Emma Boswell, Trinity Partners, Inc. ; Fotios K. Kokkotos, Trinity Partners, Inc. ; Xiulin Shen, Trinity Partners, Inc. ; Zheng Wang, Trinity Partners, Inc. ; Ya Zhang, Trinity Partners, Inc.
3:05 PM CUSUMs for Survival Outcomes with Dependent Censoring: Application to Monitoring Waitlist Mortality in Liver Transplant Programs Jie (Rena) Sun, University of Michigan ; John David Kalbfleisch, University of Michigan ; Douglas E. Schaubel, University of Michigan
3:20 PM Effect of Age at Transfer on Survival Among Preterm Newborns Kenneth Pietz, Baylor College of Medicine ; Jochen Profit, Texas Children's Hospital ; Gould Jeffrey, Stanford University Medical Center
3:35 PM Treatment Strategies: An Evaluation of the Impact of Potential Preventative and Therapeutic Interventions on Costs of Alzheimer's Disease Elizabeth Colantuoni, The Johns Hopkins University ; Ron Brookmeyer, University of California, Los Angeles

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