Tag Archives: over-utilization

Despite Evidence, Patients Want More #healthcare #patient-education @myEn #In

The journal Health Affairs just surveyed more than 1,500 patients with employer-provided insurance, including dozens in focus groups and one-on-one interviews. The “pervasive themes” from respondents, according to the authors, were “more is better, newer is better, you get what … Continue reading

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Health Law Does Little to Curb Overuse of Care: nyt #hcr #hcsm

Dr. Robert Colton, an internist in Boca Raton, Fla., has a problem, and he knows it. His patients come in wanting, sometimes demanding, tests and treatments that are unnecessary, just adding to the nation’s huge health care bill. He even … Continue reading

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