Medical Arms Race

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Jeremy Olson in today’s St. Paul Pioneer Press reports on concerns about the “medical arms race” — “relentless drive to buy the newest technology to stay competitive and offer the industry standard in care.”

But, as he reports, that comes with high costs and questions about benefit.

You’ve seen the marketing for CT scans, da Vinci robotic surgery systems and the Cyberknife.

Read his story. There should be more like this in more news outlets more often.


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