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Emily Adrion
Name
Dr Emily Adrion Ph.D., M.Sc.
Title
Lecturer, Global Health Policy
Organisation
Social Policy School of Social and Political Science
University of Edinburgh
Address
3.26 Chrystal Macmillan Building 15a George Square Edinburgh UK EH8 9LD
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Health policy Health politics Health systems Health Insurance Health services research Health Financing Health care utilisation Health care for older adults

Background and Research Interests

Emily's broad research interests include health care costs and utilisation, public and private health insurance markets, managed care, and health care financing. She is particularly interested patient out-of-pocket spending on medical care, and has expertise in quantitative methods and large database analysis. Emily’s current work centers on the intersection between out-of-pocket spending, health insurance market structure, and treatment decisions.

Prior to joining GPHU, Emily was a Research Fellow at the Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy at the University of Michigan Medical School where she worked on health care costs, and patient out-of-pocket costs.

Emily received her PhD in Health Services Research and Policy from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and she holds an M.Sc. in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics. 

Emily's research has been covered by news outlets including the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune.  

Recent Publications

Adrion ER, Ryan AM, Seltzer AC, Chen LM, Ayanian JZ, Nallamothu BK. “Out-of-Pocket Spending for Hospitalizations Among Nonelderly Adults.” JAMA Internal Medicine. (2016) 176(9):1-8. Available at: http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2530418

Harrison KL, Adrion ER, Sudore RA, Ritchie CS, Smith A. “Low Completion and Disparities in Advance Care Planning Activities Among Older Medicare Beneficiaries.” JAMA Internal Medicine. (2016) Available at: http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2575882

Adrion ER, Aucott J, Lemke K, Weiner JP. “Health care costs, utilization and patterns of care following Lyme Disease.” PLoS One. (2015) 10(2): e0116767. Available at: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0116767

Robles S, Adrion E, Anderson GF. “Premature adult mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCD) in middle-income countries: do NCD programs matter?” Health Policy and Planning. (2012) 27(6): 487-498. Available at: http://heapol.oxfordjournals.org/content/27/6/487.full?sid=9436537c-d342-4937-92c6-04f6339b8740