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December 13 at Harvard Pilgrim (30 credit package)
December 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am$39.95 – $329.00
50 minute lecture followed by 2 self study exams
Patient-centric or Special interest-centric healthcare?
Why does our healthcare system exist? How might a special interest-centric system differ from a patient-centric one? Which do we have, and why?
After the lecture, take the 2 exams below.
You must read the texts in advance. You will not be permitted to take the exams otherwise.
- Mistreated by Dr. Richard Pearl, Mass course #C93761, 16 credits. Dr. Pearl, CEO of the Permanente Medical Group, shows how our currently disorganized healthcare system and inappropriate incentives lead to higher costs and poorer quality care than we would like.
- Ensuring America’s Health by Christy Ford Chapin, Mass course #C93826, 14 credits describes how various political and economic forces combined to create the healthcare system we have today and suggests that special interests, not patient needs, drive healthcare evolution.
Exams take about 25 minutes each after the lecture. Proctors provided. Graded immediately. You should be finished by 11:00.
Register and pay on www.HealthInsuranceCE.com under Live Classes.