Costly, non-evidence based interventions for coronary artery disease
"Secrets of the System" – WSJ series on potential fraud & waste in Medicare
ProPublica: Dialysis means life-saving care at great risk and cost
Drug company's secret inducements to get docs to use $2,000 drug instead of $20 sibling
When docs are paid less, inappropriate prescribing drops
"A world of free lunches" – including payment for IMRT & proton beam for prostate CA
Why do Minnesota patients get more low back MRIs?
Emphasis on potential harms of new technologies and screening in this week's Archives of Internal Medicine
AP: Seniors aren't flocking to quality health plans
Cancer treatment debate asks: is proton beam proliferation outpacing evidence?