Statewide Study Claims Rampant Unnecessary Heart Imaging – The hospital system said more education can cut health care costs while improving quality.
More is not always better in medicine – Defensive medicine is rooted in the goal of avoiding mistakes. But each additional procedure or test, no matter how cautiously performed, injects a fresh possibility of error.
ACO growth driven fastest by physicians – Physician groups, particularly independent practice associations, are increasingly taking the lead in accountable care organizations.
The way red meat is cooked can affect cancer risk – men who every week ate more than 2.5 servings of red meat cooked by any high-temperature method — including broiling and grilling — were 40 percent more likely to have advanced prostate cancer than were men who rarely did so.