Policy Prescriptions analysts will be providing a series of webinars for the American Medical Student Association this fall and winter. Topics covered will include the history of the American Health Care system, evidence-based approaches to medical malpractice and pay-for-performance, and an update on the Affordable Care Act.
The first in this series was held on October 24, 2011 at 9pm Eastern. A pdf download of the presentation “History of American Health Care” is available by clicking here.
The second webinar – held on November 23, 2011 – discussed the Affordable Care Act and implementation issues relevant to year 2012. A pdf copy of the ACA Update 2012 is available by clicking this link.
Our third webinar on the Evidence behind Medical Malpractice was held January 18, 2012. The slides of the presentation describing the 4 principles of a medical malpractice case and the evidence based for tort reform were presented. In the end, we recommend a cap on non-economic damages among other ideas as a partial remedy to the perceived malpractice crisis. A copy of the slides can be downloaded here.
A webinar on the controversial practice of Pay-for-Performance was held on March 19, 2012 and is available as a pdf by clicking the link.
A webinar featuring Drs. Dark, Matthews, and Volny covered the topic “What can I do with that extra degree?”
Click here for information regarding dates, times, and how to access the webinars.