Berkeley Center for Health Technology (BCHT) conducts research into existing and improved criteria for insurance coverage, provider payment, consumer cost-sharing, and organization and management of biomedical innovation.
BCHT provides academic programs for UC Berkeley graduate students and professional development for health care and life sciences firms.
In the News
BCHT Director James Robinson won the Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation award for the best article written from a commercial insurance point of view for his paper The Redesign of Consumer Cost Sharing for Specialty Drugs at the California Health Insurance Exchange, published in the American Journal of Managed Care, March 2016.
Purchasing Medical Innovation: The Right Technology,
for the Right Patient, at the Right Price
By James C. Robinson
Director, BCHT; Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor,
Health Economics, UC Berkeley School of Public Health