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Behavioural Economics 101: Nudging Better Choices and Decisions in Healthcare

  • Resource Type: Webinar
  • Posted On: April 17, 2019
  • Audience(s): Academics, Educators, Leaders and managers, Researchers

Watch this webinar brought to you as a collaboration between the Sandra Rotman Centre for Heath Sector Strategy, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and the Ontario CLRI. This webinar is offered in both English and French through simultaneous translation.

Healthcare practitioners and administrators are tasked with staying at the forefront of innovation, cutting unnecessary tests and costs, and providing an excellent level of care to their communities.

In this hectic environment, what principles can be deployed to help professionals make better management decisions for their team members, patients, residents, and organizations? Insights from the field of behavioural science provide a blueprint to help us redesign workplaces, processes, and interactions to improve well-being. This “Behavioural Economics 101” webinar will introduce you to the fundamental findings from behavioural research and provide specific examples aimed at nudging better outcomes in the healthcare sector.

By watching this webinar, you will learn…

  • The fundamentals of behavioural research.
  • Insights from behavioural science to help shape workplaces, processes and interactions.
  • Specific examples aimed at nudging better outcomes in healthcare.

Presenter

Patrick Rooney; PhD Candidate, Strategy Area University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.
Patrick is a research associate at Behavioural Economics in Action at Rotman (BEAR) and PhD candidate in the Strategic Management program. His current work and research interests include recruiting, management and retaining strategic human capital in organizations, with a specific emphasis on understanding behavioral phenomena in higher education, corporate social responsibility programs and healthcare. Before his PhD, Patrick worked as a research associate at the Harvard Business School.

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