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Topic: Nursing homes

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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Brant E. FriesBrant E. Fries, PhD

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 936-2107 E-mail: bfries@umich.edu

  • Helped develop Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), federally mandated evaluation of nursing home residents, providing information on approximately 4.8 million residents per year.     MORE

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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