Health Economics & Causal Inference Themes
Does transfer to intensive care units reduce mortality for deteriorating ward patients? Estimating Person-centered Treatment (PeT) Effects Using Instrumental Variables by Professor Anirban Basu (University of Washington)
Abstract: The talk will cover an overview of identification and interpretation of instrumental variable effects and their estimations. The concept of person-centered treatment effects will be discussed. Its application will be illustrated in a study of understanding the mortality effects of intensive care unit use for deteriorating patients in hospital wards in the UK.