Elena M. Marks
The percentage of uninsured adults ages 18 to 64 in Texas declined from 24.8 to 23.5 between September 2013 and March 2014, according to a report released April 16, 2014, by the Baker Institute for Public ... read more
The Health Policy Forum at Rice University’s Baker Institute is pleased to host the 25th Annual Health Economics Conference (AHEC) on Oct. 16-17, 2014. AHEC is an invitation-only conference. Attendance is restricted to people actively participating ... read more
July 23, 2014
The Health Policy Forum at Rice University’s Baker Institute is a membership-based group whose corporate and private contributors help support the Baker Institute’s health policy research. The Baker Institute is across the street from the Texas Medical Center (TMC), the nation’s largest medical complex. Drawing on the expertise of both Rice University and the TMC, the forum offers a unique setting for medical and policy professionals to discuss issues of growing concern, including options for controlling skyrocketing medical costs, improving access to health care, and managing the growing burden of diseases such as diabetes and obesity. The forum also provides objective analysis of reform proposals.
Heidi I. Wied is a scholar in health policy at Rice University’s Baker Institute. Her research focuses on issues involving care at the end of life, development of patient-reported outcomes and methods of cost accounting for health care organizations and payers.Read more about this expert.