Nuclear stress tests expose patients to toxic radiation levels. We found 18 percent of physicians order them over 75 percent of the time.
20 percent of care is unnecessary. Peer physician assessment of practice patterns is helping solve healthcare's inappropriate care crisis.
Physicians are best positioned to curtail the $265 billion wasted annually on unneeded care.
Transparency into peer practices may curb care overuse. But just prescribing fewer antibiotics isn't a simple solution.
Dr. Makary, Advisor to Oliver Wyman's Practicing Wisely®, was recognized alongside 84 others for his industry contributions, breakthrough studies, and national efforts.
Dr. Marty Makary summarizes four key takeaways following his Alliance of Community Health Plans keynote address on unnecessary care delivery.
In light of Patient Safety Awareness Week, we asked real people to share their experiences with appropriate and inappropriate care. Read through our collection of hand-written stories.
Oliver Wyman talks tackling medical waste at this year's StartUp Health Festival.
In this USA Today article, Dr. Marty Makary calls on Bezos, Buffet, and Dimon to consider this value-based approach to reduce medical cost.
Practicing Wisely and The Strangers Project tackled inappropriate and avoidable care with understanding and transparency at this year's Summit.