Daniel Polsky, PhD
2012 - Present Robert D. Eilers Professor of Health Care Management and Economics, The Wharton School
2012 - Present Executive Director, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Daniel Polsky, PhD, is the Executive Director of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine and a Professor of Health Care Management in the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He received a PhD in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in May 1996 and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan in 1989. His research areas include access to health care, economics of the physician workforce, and economic evaluation of medical and behavioral health interventions. His research was awarded AcademyHealth’s Article of the Year in 2014. He serves on the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Health Advisers and the Institute of Medicine Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice. He is an associate editor at Health Economics and serves on the editorial board of several journals including Health Services Research and Medical Care Research and Review. He was the Senior Economist on health issues at the President’s Council of Economic Advisers in 2007-08. He is a coauthor of the book “Economic Evaluation in Clinical Trials” recently published by Oxford University Press.
Polsky D. Richards M. Basseyn S. Wissoker D. Kenney GM. Zuckerman S. Rhodes KV. Appointment Availability after Increases in Medicaid Payments for Primary Care. N Engl J Med 2015; 372:537-
Decker SL, Doshi JA, Knaup AE, Polsky D: Health Service Use Among the Previously Uninsured: Is Subsidized Health Insurance Enough? Health Economics 21(10): 1155-1168, 2012.
Konetzka T, Werner R, Polsky D: Shipping Out Instead of Shaping Up: Rehospitalization from Nursing Homes as an Unintended Effect of Public Reporting. Journal of Health Economics 32(2): 341-352, 2012. Werner RM, Norton EC, Konetzka RT, Polsky D : Do consumers respond to publicly reported quality information? Evidence from nursing homes. Journal of Health Economics 31: 50-61, 2012.
Epstein AJ, Groeneveld P, Harhay MO, Yang F, Polsky D: The impact of minimally invasive surgical technology on medial expenditures and employee absenteeism. JAMA Surgery 148(7): 641-7, July 2013.
Glick HA, Doshi JA, Sonnad SS, Polsky D. Economic Evaluation in Clinical Trials. Oxford University Press. Oxford University Press, 2014.
Polsky D. Glick HA. Yang J. Subramaniam GA. Poole SA. Woody GE. “Cost-effectiveness of Extended Buprenorphine-Naloxone Treatment for Opioid-Addicted Youth: Data from a Randomized Trial.” Addiction. 2010; 105:1616-1624.
Complete List of Published Work in MyBibliography: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/1d1XzsxXerhQf/bibliography/47877883/public/?sort=date&direction= ascending