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August 10 at HSA (27 credit package)
August 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am$39.95 – $299.00
Friday, August 10 at HSA, 135 Wood Road, Braintree
Enter on right side as you face the building from Wood Road
Lecture starts at 9:30 AM
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.
You must read the texts in advance. You will not be permitted to take the exams otherwise.
- 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.
- 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 by 11:00.
$299 for this package; $39.95 additional for an ethics exam.
Checks and credit cards accepted in class or register below.