Daniella Meeker

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The success of extended warranties and buyer protection plans suggests that insurance against a small loss has high decision utility. We explore whether the behavioral insight that people are highly averse to small chances of loss can be used to create a powerful incentive that has very low expected value. We compare decisions of individuals offered fixed(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Usage of data from electronic health records (EHRs) in clinical research is increasing, but there is little empirical knowledge of the data needed to support multiple types of research these sources support. This study seeks to characterize the types and patterns of data usage from EHRs for clinical research. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
ii c 2004 Saleem Mukhtar All Rights Reserved iii Acknowledgements I am deeply indebted to many people who made by Caltech years enlightening, rewarding and a memorable experience. First and foremost, I must extend by gratitude me the honor of being members of their research group. I have benefited vastly from their technical expertise and insights and their(More)
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