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    Paul Shekelle, M.D., Ph.D.

    Paul G. Shekelle (M.D., Duke University, 1982; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1993) is a consultant in health sciences at RAND, Professor of Medicine at the UCLA School of Medicine, and a staff physician at the VA Medical Center in West Los Angeles.  His research focus has been in the application of innovative methods to the assessment and improvement of the quality of care.  He spent 6 years as a Career Development Awardee of the VA Health Services Research and Development Service.    Dr. Shekelle spent 1996-1997 in the United Kingdom as an Atlantic Fellow in Public Policy studying how quality of care was being assessed in the National Health Service.  Since 1997, Dr. Shekelle has been the Director of the Southern California Evidence-Based Practice Center, and has led numerous systematic reviews and meta-analyses in that capacity.  Dr. Shekelle directed the review of the costs and benenfits of Health Information Technology for the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research.

    Presentation

    Health Information Technology: Will It Improve Quality and Reduce Cost?

    Presentation Date

    Princeton Conference XV: May 28, 2008

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