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July 23 at Harvard Pilgrim (28 credit package)
July 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am$39.95 – $339.00
(Room 1038, 1st floor, behind the elevators)
Understanding Preventive Care
45 minute lecture followed by 2 self study exams.
How well does preventive medical care actually work? This lecture suggests that our definitions of illness make Americans increasingly sick – leading to higher medical costs – with few related health benefits.
After the lecture, take the 2 Self Study exams below.
You must read the texts in advance. You will not be permitted to take the exams otherwise.
- Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick in Pursuit of Health by Dr. H Gilbert Welch of Dartmouth Medical School. Mass course # C95210, 12 credits. Available from amazon.com and audible.com
- Transparency Metrics for High Deductible and Self Insured Clients Mass course #C11293, 16 credits. This course introduces various medical quality metrics that high deductible subscribers should understand. Paperback version available from www.lulu.com or pdf directly from Gary.
Exams take about 20 minutes each after the lecture. Proctors provided. Graded immediately. You should be finished by 11:30