Detecting Bull S*** in Health Care

Code: SL51881

Dates: April 26, 2024

Meets: 12 N to 2:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Center 102

Member Fee: $40.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

Enrollment open to MLSN members only. The world is awash in bull s*** and health care is no exception. Bull s*** involves language, data graphics, and other forms of presentation intended to persuade the viewer with a blatant disregard for the truth and logical coherence. Dr. Kent Bottles will discuss how to spot bull s*** and how to think critically about data and models in health care. Statistical traps will be explained so the savvy consumer does not fall into them.
Fee: $40.00
You could save $0.00 on this course by becoming a member of MLSN Membership

Creutzburg Center 102

260 Gulph Creek Road
(in Harford Park)
Radnor, PA 19087
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Kent Bottles

Dr. Kent Bottles teaches health policy and payment reform at The Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health in Philadelphia and regularly consults and presents on population health, health care reform, digital medicine, and the future of the doctor patient relationship. He has been a Professor and Chair of academic medical school pathology departments, a Chief Medical Officer of a state-wide integrated delivery system, a President and CEO and DIO of an educational and research collaborative in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a President and CEO of an evidence-based medicine health care consortium in Minneapolis, and a President and Chief Knowledge Officer of a genomics bio-tech start-up company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Bottles has received the following awards and honors: Phi Beta Kappa, The Rodney T. West Literary Achievement Award for the most important article on medical management in 2001 from the American College of Physician Executives, the Resident Teacher of the Year Award from the University of Iowa Department of Pathology, the UC San Francisco Class of 1991 Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for a Major Contribution, the UC San Francisco Class of 1990 Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for a Stimulating Lecture Series, and the Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching at UC San Francisco for Basic Science.


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