The leading barrier reported to making prices transparent was discouragement from another practice, hospital, or insurance company. The findings of this preliminary study may help guide medical practices in designing and implementing price transparency strategies.
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All are welcome and encouraged to attend this talk with Dr. Matthew Davis, an orthopedic surgeon who runs a price-transparent private practice in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Davis is affiliated with St. Vincent’s Birmingham and received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Davis has been in practice for 16 years and will deliver remarks about his journey as a medical doctor in private practice.
Dr. Davis loves what he does every day, because it allows him to be hands-on, solve problems, and build great relationships with his patients. He enjoys being able to give patients answers, resolve their ailments, and put them on a track toward comfort and mobility. He has 10 years of experience working as a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, helping people by doing everything from ACL repairs to managing osteoarthritis.
Come find out about Dr. Davis’s reflections on the changing nature of medical care delivery and how his system has been phenomenally successful for both himself and for his patients.
Refreshments will be served.
A lecture on medical insurance by Beth Haynes, MD:
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University BRI Chapter is pleased to host a lecture presentation with Dr. Beth Haynes. We will discuss what is & isn’t insurance and why we will never control healthcare costs until this is understood. Pizza and sandwiches will be served. Please RSVP so we can be sure to have enough food for everyone. Enter through IPEC Morningstar entrance & follow signs for Rhoades Auditorium (turn right at main hallway). West Pod is immediately past the main entrance to Rhoades Auditorium.
NOTE: This event takes place in the Central time zone. Lunch will be served; RSVPs are appreciated!
ALL are welcome to join us in a Skype teleconference with Dr. Keith Smith, Co-Founder of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma. Dr. Smith is making a special appearance for the BRI-Saint Louis University Chapter and other interested students to discuss price transparency in medicine. We will learn about his pricing model at the Surgery Center of Oklahoma with a question and answer session following.
We also hope to discuss how price transparency will affect the medical field in general and how we can help facilitate free markets in our future profession.[caption id="attachment_6707" align="aligncenter" width="300"] BRI student leaders from Saint Louis University with Dr. Keith Smith, co-founder of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma, via Skype.[/caption]