New Pack: Decision Making Biases

This CHDS-curated resource pack gives insight to heuristics and the biases they can introduce into decision making. Explore books, videos, and academic publications about this topic.

Value Assessment Framework

ISPOR Special Task Force published a health economics framework for value assessment, with input from Professor Milton Weinstein. Learn more here.


Operations Management Book

Adjunct Professor Joseph Pliskin published an operations management guide for improving health care delivery.


Analysis of Deregulation Policy

Lisa A. Robinson explained the new requirements for regulatory analysis under the Trump Administration. Read here.

Recent News

Call for CEA Paper of Year

October 18th, 2018

The Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health (CEVR) at Tufts Medical Center announces its call for submissions for the inaugural CEVR Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (CEA)


Pay-for-Performance in the UK

October 3rd, 2018

CHDS faculty Ankur Pandya with doctoral student Jinyi Zhu, and others published a cost-effectiveness analysis of pay-for-performance in primary care in the United Kingdom (UK). Introduced in 2004


Seminar on Air Quality

September 26th, 2018

CHDS co-sponsored a seminar on “Health Impacts of Air Quality Warnings” with the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis and the Society for Risk Analysis – New England.


Prof. Hammitt Celebrates 25 Years

September 19th, 2018

Dr. James Hammitt, Professor of Economics and Decision Sciences and Director of the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis, marks 25 years of teaching, research, and service at Harvard University.