Class Surveys
We recommend conducting pre- and post-surveys to evaluate student awareness of HVC. This baseline information can help tailor your discussion according to student needs and knowledge level.
Suggested questions:
  • What is your SOM clinical exposure?
    • I have not done rotations and don't have much clinical exposure
    • A few weeks of rotations before they pulled the plug on rotations
    • Completed or pretty much completed all rotations
    • I have clinical experience outside of the SOM curriculum (nurse, scribe, medical assistant, physician shadowing, etc.)
  • What specialty are you most interested? Feel free to put more than one. [Open-ended response]
  • How familiar are you with high value medical care? [Open-ended response]
  • Approximately what percentage of healthcare is estimated to be overuse?
    • 5%
    • 10%
    • 30%
    • 45%
  • What is estimate to be the largest contributor to healthcare waste?
    • Fraud
    • Exorbitant prices
    • Executive and physician salaries
    • Unnecessary services
    • Administrative error
  • Physicians have a responsibility to reduce healthcare costs.
    • No responsibility
    • Some responsibility
    • Major responsibility
  • Physicians should try NOT to think about the cost to the healthcare system when making treatment decisions.
    • Strongly disagree
    • Disagree
    • Agre
    • Strongly agree
  • The cost of a test or medication is only important if the patient has to pay for it out-of-pocket.
    • Strongly disagree
    • Disagree
    • Agree
    • Strongly agree
  • Physicians who consider cost in their clinical decisions are NOT providing optimal care to their patients.
    • Strongly disagree
    • Disagree
    • Agree
    • Strongly agree
  • I have the power to address the economic healthcare crisis.
    • Strongly disagree
    • Disagree
    • Agree
    • Strongly agree
  • I would be comfortable discussing the costs of medications with patients.
    • Very uncomfortable
    • Uncomfortable
    • Comfortable
    • Very comfortable
  • I would be comfortable initiating a discussion about unnecessary tests or treatments with my team.
    • Very uncomfortable
    • Uncomfortable
    • Comfortable
    • Very comfortable
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