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Practicing Wisely

Even for those who work in healthcare, finding a good doctor's hard. Measures of physician appropriateness will transform care delivery.

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20 percent of care is unnecessary. Peer physician assessment of practice patterns is helping solve healthcare's inappropriate care crisis.

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Partner and Chief Medical Officer, Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman

Physicians are best positioned to curtail the $265 billion wasted annually on unneeded care.

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Professor of Surgery and Health Policy, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Engagement Manager, Oliver Wyman

Transparency into peer practices may curb care overuse. But just prescribing fewer antibiotics isn't a simple solution.

Partner and Chief Medical Officer, Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman
Engagement Manager, Oliver Wyman

Practicing Wisely and The Strangers Project tackled inappropriate and avoidable care with understanding and transparency at this year's Summit.

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Oliver Wyman research highlights key treatment decision and prevalence of avoidable care.

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Using comparative data to curb overprescribing and control the opioid epidemic.

The cost and toll of the opioid epidemic on the Medicaid population is alarming. Learn what states are doing to help address the problem.

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In this USA Today article, Dr. Makary details how healthcare organizations can use data to identify overprescribing and curb the opioid epidemic.

Professor of Surgery and Health Policy, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Understanding clinical variation is key to identifying inappropriate care; addressing inappropriate care is key to reducing costs and improving quality.

Global Head, Health Services, Oliver Wyman
Partner and Chief Medical Officer, Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman

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