Thursday, April 12, 2012

Choosing Wisely

Patients Will Have a Huge
Say in Health-Care Reform;
Doctors Are On-Board

Up to one-third of the $2 trillion of annual U.S. health-care costs is spent on unnecessary hospitalizations and tests, ineffective new drugs and medical devices, unproven treatments, and unnecessary end of life care.
Nine medical groups were each asked to compile a list of  5 misused or overused tests.
Click here to find out which ones and for guidelines to help you make informed decisions.

A closer look at the tests that deserve a close look