Ana Etges

Professor in the Graduate Program in Epidemiology at UFRGS and in the School of Technology at the Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul(PUCRS), Senior Researcher at the National Institute for Health Technology Assessment (IATS), and Partner from consulting firms (PEV and Way2Value - Brazil/Portugal). Recently she assumed the hole of Associate Researcher at Avan-garde Health in Boston, USA. In all her affiliations, she dedicates her career to turning health care costs more transparent and implementing value-based healthcare principles in health care organizations and systems. Motivated by that, Ana founded the TDABC in Healthcare Consortium and has performed dozens of TDABC and health care management research and consulting projects in Brazil, Portugal, and USA. She is continually researching and working to engage more people on the cause to improve the efficiency of health care systems worldwide.