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April 12 at HSA (27 credit package)
April 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am$39.95 – $339.00
45 minute lecture: How to be a wise consumer
This introduction to medical literacy discusses 4 key issues that all patients should understand in order to avoid unnecessary and low quality care.
After the lecture, take the 2 Self Study exams below.
Read the texts in advance.
- Consumerism and Value Creation in American Healthcare by Gary Fradin, Mass course #C43078, 18 credits, shows some key issues that wise healthcare consumers should know. PDF available on www.HealthInsuranceCE.com / Gary’s texts after you login. Paperback available from www.lulu.com.
- The Quality Cure by David Cutler, Mass course #C59932, 9 credits. Cutler, a professor of economics at Harvard argues that improving medical care quality, not cutting medical care costs, offers the greatest benefit to patients. Available from amazon.com
Exams take about 20 minutes each after the lecture. Proctors provided. Graded immediately. You should be finished before 11:30.
Too busy to attend in person? Same credits available online