HIAS Health invited Prof. Jongsay Yong, University of Melbourne, Australia, as a guest speaker and held its 37th regular seminar on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
Through the presentation Prof. Yong reported two of his recent papers; "Does socio-economic status affect hospital utilization and adverse outcomes of chronic disease patients?" and ”Do socio-economic status and capacity affect the access to invasive coronary angiography and mortality of AMI patients?." Active discussion regarding his research findings and also the medical system of Australia followed the presentation.
The seminar was co-organized as Hitotsubashi University International Seminar.
|Date & time||March 27 (Wed), 2019 16:30-18:00|
|Venue||HIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University|
|Speaker||Jongsay Yong, Principal Research Fellow (Associate Professor)|
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic & Social Research, University of Melbourne.
|Title||The effects of socioeconomic status on hospital utilization and adverse events|
Jongsay Yong joined the Melbourne Institute in 2002, after spending several years as lecturer and later senior lecturer at the National University of Singapore. His main research interests are in applied areas of industrial economics and health economics. His recent research focuses on measuring hospital performance and quality using patient-level data, and firm productivity analyses using firm-level data.