Treating Resource Overutilization Like a Complication
Health care spending in the United States is excessive, yet when resources are wasted there are few ramifications. This JAMA Professionalism article proposes that excessive resource utilization be approached with the same seriousness as are treatment complications. The podcast features Andrew R. Lai, MD, MPH, from UCSF Medical Center. Article discussed in this episode: Is Excessive Resource Utilization an Adverse Event?