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Tag: Choosing Wisely


Are demanding patients driving the epidemic of unnecessary medical care?


What you need to know about a Washington State report on health care waste

1 11/15/2017

Journalists shouldn’t take their audiences down the path of unnecessary medical tests


Podcast: Overuse in orthopedics


Choosing Wisely will make you happy

1 2/5/2014

When your doctor recommends a test: another “Less is More” example