Nuclear stress tests expose patients to toxic radiation levels. We found 18 percent of physicians order them over 75 percent of the time.
Physicians are best positioned to curtail the $265 billion wasted annually on unneeded care.
Dr. Marty Makary summarizes four key takeaways following his Alliance of Community Health Plans keynote address on unnecessary care delivery.
In this USA Today article, Dr. Marty Makary calls on Bezos, Buffet, and Dimon to consider this value-based approach to reduce medical cost.
In this USA Today article, Dr. Makary details how healthcare organizations can use data to identify overprescribing and curb the opioid epidemic.