Padhraig Ryan

Cohort: 2010 - 2014

Institution: Trinity College Dublin

Primary supervisor: Prof Charles Normand, TCD

Co-supervisors: Prof Martin Henman, TCD

Thesis title: Changing the Mix of Healthcare Providers: Impact on Price, Efficiency and Quality

Current affiliation: TCD Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD placement: Harvard Medical School, Boston

Recent and on-going projects:
Measuring the economic burden of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (2015)
INCA: Interaction Analytics for Automatic Assessment of Communication Quality in Primary Care (2016 – 2018)

Research interests:
Economics, quality improvement, machine learning

1. Misja Mikkers, Padhraig Ryan (2014). Managed Competition for Ireland? The single versus multiple payer debate. BMC Health Services Research. 14(442). doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-442.
2. Padhraig Ryan, David Vaughan (2014). Confronting evidence: Individualized care and the case for Shared Decision Making. The Irish Medical Journal. 107(10):331-2
3. Misja Mikkers, Padhraig Ryan (In Press). Optimisation of health care contracts: Tensions between standardisation and innovation; Comment on “Competition in Healthcare: Good, Bad or Ugly?” International Journal of Health Policy and Management.

Particular knowledge and skills Padhraig is willing to share with SPHeRE Programme scholars:

Specific topic areas: Economics, machine learning

Software packages: Stata, R, Python

Methodological expertise: Economics, machine learning

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