May 23 2013 NIH Adherence Network Distinguished Speaker Series Webinar
Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM (EDT)
Welcome to the NIH Adherence Network Distinguished Speaker Series
Behavioral Economic Approaches to Enhancing Adherence
Kevin Volpp, M.D., Ph.D.
Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
May 23, 2013, 9:00-10:00am ET:
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Behavioral economic approaches merge the fields of economics and psychology and have been used to modify behvaior across the spectrum. Dr. Volpp’s work focuses on developing and testing innovative ways of applying insights from behavioral economics in improving patient health behavior and affecting provider performance. He has done work with a variety of employers, insurers, health systems, and consumer companies in testing the effectiveness of different behavioral economic strategies in addressing tobacco dependence, obesity, and medication non-adherence.
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research/National Institutes of Health
OBSSR's mission is to stimulate behavioral and social sciences research throughout NIH and to integrate these areas of research more fully into others of the NIH health research enterprise, thereby improving our understanding, treatment, and prevention of disease. OBSSR views developing and evaluating mHealth technologies as an integral part of our mission.