Evening Rounds Vol. 34: Health Decision Science
Date/Location: March 21, 2017, 5:30 pm to March 21, 2017, 7:00 pm | 750 W Pender St Suite 201, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 1G8
Venue: BC Patient Safety & Quality Council
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Much of health research seeks to improve health by focussing on the new – new treatments, new evidence etc. In contrast, health decision science seeks to improve health by improving the choices made with available evidence – recognizing uncertainty, complexity, competing values, tradeoffs and cognitive biases can frequently lead to decision errors.
Presenter Nick Bansback will take us through examples of how decision errors that lead to poor choices in our day to day lives, and translate the