VAL Health’s team members are thought leaders in the field of behavioral economics and are prolific writers on their findings.
The Promise of Behavioral Economics for Health
HFM Blog, February 20, 2017
The Secret To Weight Loss (According To Behavioral Economics)
Forbes, January 31, 2017
How Can I Afford to Work Out Without Going Broke?
The Cut, January 05, 2017
Engineering Social Incentives for Health
NEJM, December 29, 2016
Here’s Why You Should Pay Your Children to Eat Their Vegetables
The Wall Street Journal, October 16, 2016
The Simple Case Against Health Insurance Complexity
NEJM Catalyst, August 23, 2016
Time-Delayed Eating Leads to Better Food Choices
The New York Times, August 09, 2016
In Sync: Simultaneous Prescription Refills Boosts Medication Adherence, Penn Study Shows
Penn Medicine, August 08, 2016
Extra Incentives Boost Results From Workplace Walking Program
Reuters, July 07, 2016
It's Tough To Make Good Health Choices, But Science Can Help
NPR, July 07, 2016
Rethinking Workplace Wellness Programs
Philadelphia Business Journal, June 23, 2016
Volpp and Asch Win AcademyHealth Article-of-the-Year Award
Penn LDI, June 17, 2016
Online Tools to Shop for Doctors Snag on Health Care’s Complexity
NY Times, June 16, 2016
AHIP 2016 Insights Lounge: Karen Horgan
GuideWell Connect, June 15, 2016
Less Logic, More Health: How Behavioral Economics Can Improve Incentives
Knowledge@Wharton, May 17, 2016
Patient Engagement Survey: Improved Engagement Leads to Better Outcomes, but Better Tools Are Needed
NEJM Catalyst, May 12, 2016
What Do Your Social Media Posts Reveal About Your Health?
Knowledge@Wharton, April 25, 2016
Paying Employees to Lose Weight
NY Times, March 04, 2016
Benefits Couldn't Be More Confusing if We Tried
NEJM Catalyst, February 25, 2016
Why ROI is not always as applicable as hospital executives might think
Government Health IT, February 22, 2016
Why Pay Employees to Exercise When You Can Threaten Them?
Bloomberg, February 15, 2016
Workplace wellness: It's more than kale and quinoa
Crain's, February 05, 2016
Using Behavioral Economics to Design Physician Incentives That Deliver High-Value Care
The Commonwealth Fund, January 19, 2016
VAL Health and Pro-Change launch Evidence-Based Smoking Cessation Program
Press Release, January 11, 2016
Why we play the Powerball
CNN, January 08, 2016
Hear Our Experts
Come hear our experts speak on the impact of behavioral economics. Contact us for speaking opportunities.
Los Angeles, CA | April 13, 2017
Dr. Kevin Volpp hosts and Dr. David Asch presents in this session, Hardwiring Patient Engagement to Deliver Better Health, where they will equip you with the ideas and tools necessary to critically examine your own patient engagement efforts.
CEB Total Rewards Leadership Council
Chicago, IL | June 20, 2017
Karen Horgan introduces the science of behavioral economics and provides insight into how to leverage insights from behavioral economics to drive participation and ongoing engagement in employee health and wellness programs.
HFMA’s Annual National Institute
Orlando, FL | June 27, 2017
In this session, Dr. David Asch will focus on innovative ways of applying insights from behavioral economics toward the goal of improving individual health behaviors and positively affecting provider performance.