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2/12/19 - Medical Grand Rounds: Health Policy Debate: Bumps in the Road: Navigating Towards Universal Health Care

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Define a single-payer health care system.
  • Name the countries which operate by single-payer health care vs. multi-payer health care.
  • Describe the pitfalls of the single-payer system.

Authors:
Jared Romeo, DO — PGY-3 Resident, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Jennifer Rodriguez, MD — PGY-1 Resident, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Joel Nelson, MD — Frederic N. Schwentker Professor and chairman of the Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Co-director of the Prostate and Urologic Cancer Center at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
William Shrank, MD, MSHS — Chief Medical Officer, UPMC Insurance Services Division
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.