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High Value Care Learner Assessment Tools - Standardized Patients and Cases

Standardized Patient Case

Learner Level: Residents (applicable to medical students as well)
Program/School:
State University of New York Upstate Medical University College of Medicine
Submitted by:
Stephen Knohl, MD
Context:
Outpatient
Description:
 Standardized patient case with focus on HVC communication skills intended for self-assessment/ formative assessment. Residents interview SP and review the video of themselves to discuss HVC and communication skills. Includes script, checklist for SP to fill out, checklist for resident viewing own video, test/procedure requisition forms with and without cost.

Standardized Patient and "System" Cases (OSSIES)

Program/School: Southern Illinois University College of Medicine
Submitted by:
Susan Hingle, MD
Context:
Outpatient
Description:
Previously published on MedEdPORTAL. Three standardized patient cases with checklist (on practicing cost-effective patient care, cost-effective disease prevention and health promotion, and cost of medication); and 13 standardized "system" cases (OSSIEs) designed to help programs assess systems-based practice; includes scenarios, target objectives, and assessment tool.
Co-authors: Richard Rosher, MD, Sherry Robinson PhD

Virtual Patient

Learner Level: Medical students
Program/School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Submitted by:
Amit Pahwa, MD
Context:
Outpatient
Description: 
This online module is a novel way to assess by giving real time feedback about ordering  "efficiency" that teaches both appropriate care and the costs of healthcare. Students are given three patients and asked to enter orders with the Medicare Allowable Fee or Average Wholesale Price. This is to simulate Maryland's new global budget revenue with capitated payment system that reimburses a fix fee per patient.
For access to the site, contact Amit Pahwa, MD directly.

Secure Exam Case

Learner Level: Medical Student (year 3 or 4)
Program/School:
Ohio State University College of Medicine
Submitted by:
Kimberly Tartaglia, MD
Context:
Not specified (could be inpt, ED or outpt)
Description:
Standardized patient case with checklist to assess communication with patient about unnecessary imaging for straightforward syncope.
* Secure exam case. For access to the case, contact Kimberly Tartaglia, MD directly.

Cases with Communication Checklist

Learner Level: Medical students, residents, fellows
Program/School: University of Minnesota Medical School
Submitted by: Jill Bowman Peterson, MD and Alisa Duran, MD
Description: Three standardized patient encounters with facilitator guides for use in high value care scenarios. These can be used for training to evaluate learner's ability in high value communication skills.
Co-authors: Crystal Donelan, Sophia P. Gladding, PhD, Peter Weissman MD, and Craig Roth MD