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Topic: Health care economics

Richard Hirth Richard Hirth, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of Health Management and Policy
Phone: 734-936-1306 E-mail: rhirth@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Research interests include the role of not-for-profit providers in health care markets, health insurance, the relationship between managed care and the adoption and utilization of medical technologies, long-term care, and the economics of end-stage renal disease care.
  • Associate Director or the Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center at the University of Michigan, and also a professor in the Department of Internal Medicine.
  • Has received numerous awards for research in health economics.

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Daniel EisenbergDaniel Eisenberg, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 615-7764 E-mail: daneis@umich.edu

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A. Mark FendrickA. Mark Fendrick, MD

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 647-9688 E-mail: amfen@umich.edu

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Kyle GrazierKyle Grazier, PhD

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: 734-936-1222 E-mail: kgrazier@umich.edu

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Richard HirthRichard Hirth, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair in Health Management and Policy
Phone: 734-936-1306 E-mail: rhirth@umich.edu

  • Research interests include the role of not-for-profit providers in health care markets, health insurance, the relationship between managed care and the adoption and utilization of medical technologies, long-term care, and the economics of end-stage renal disease care.     MORE

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