Seven out of eight patients in his clinic one afternoon had unnecessary care. This from Dr. Atul Gawande, who may be the most respected physician in the world. And he works at Harvard.
Overuse wastes resources. Overuse causes harm. Overuse fosters underuse. We must make it visible. The public needs to know.
Here you go:
In supporting RightCare, I’ve never felt more sure of myself. If I only could tell you the details of what I know. It’s terrible. This nonsense has to stop.