Category Archives: Teaching Value Project

Connecting Physicians to Health Care Cost Transparency

By François de Brantes, MS, MBA and Neel Shah, MD, MPP We recently returned from the National Summit on Healthcare Price, Cost, and Quality Transparency, where leading thinkers convened to discuss next steps in a growing movement to hold caregivers accountable for … Continue reading

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Yale’s I-CARE Engages Residents, Faculty on Costs in Friendly Competition

By Robert Fogerty, MD Residency is like the adolescence of medical training. Residents are testing boundaries, learning their limits, and developing their diagnostic and therapeutic skills. Much like a young bear learning to fish, residents learn by doing under the … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of the Crowd: Finding the Most Promising Innovations to Teach Value

By Vineet Arora, MD Earlier this year, we launched the Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely Competition in conjunction with Costs of Care and the ABIM Foundation. Why a competition?  Not surprisingly, traditional “literature review” yielded little by way of promising … Continue reading

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The Tremendous Value of the Teaching Value Project

By Daniel Wolfson Originally posted on July 29, 2013 2011 Putting the Charter into Practice grantee, Costs of Care, recently released the Teaching Value Project (www.teachingvalue.org), a series of educational video modules that spotlight ten reasons why clinicians commonly overuse medical … Continue reading

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Competition Entries Show Future of High-Value Care is Bright

By Neel T. Shah, MD Back in April, Costs of Care partnered with the ABIM Foundation to launch the Teaching Value & Choosing Wisely Competition, an effort to crowd-source ideas on ways to teach medical students and residents about high-value … Continue reading

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Choosing Wisely and Delivering Value in Women’s Health

By Neel Shah, MD The pressure on physicians to provide better care at lower costs is coming from all directions — top down from policymakers who want more accountability in how healthcare resources are being used; and bottom up from … Continue reading

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From Curricula to Crowdsourcing: Time for Trainees to Teach Value

By Andy Levy, MD and Christopher Moriates, MD Medical education’s efforts to incorporate the teaching of value-based care into formalized curricula have been remarkably few and fraught with challenges. More than 60 percent of med school grads feel they get inadequate … Continue reading

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Medical Educators Must Help Deflate Medical Bills

By Neel Shah, MD, Christopher Moriates, MD, and Vineet Arora, MD At a time when one in three Americans report difficulty paying medical bills, up to $750 billion is being spent on care that does not help patients become healthier. … Continue reading

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Using Medical Education to Drive Adoption of High-Value Care

By Neel Shah, MD The biggest problem with health care costs in the United States is not that they are too high. Nor is it the fact that they are rising. The biggest problem is that we are not getting … Continue reading

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