Joseph Pliskin

Adjunct Professor of Health Policy and Management

Department of Health Policy and Management

Ben-Gurion U. of the Negev Dept of Ind’l Engineering & Mgmt
P.O.B. 653 , Beer-Sheva 84105 ISRAEL

Other Affiliations

Ben Gurion University


Joseph Pliskin is the Sidney Liswood Professor of Health Care Management at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is a member of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management and of the Department of Health Systems Management. Dr. Pliskin also has an appointment as an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Pliskin’s research interests focus on clinical decision making, operations management in health care organizations, cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis in health and medicine, technology assessment, utility theory and decision analysis.

He has published extensively on issues relating to end stage renal disease, heart disease, Down syndrome, technology assessment and methodological issues in decision analysis. He is co-author of a recent book Decision Making in Health and Medicine: Integrating Evidence and Values (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 2001), and is working on a new book on operations management in health organizations.


PhD Applied Mathematics, 1974, Harvard University