Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Design Health Insurance for Overtreatment

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2970922

COURSE: Practising Wisely - Reducing Unnecessary Testing and Treatment

http://www.lessismoremedicine.com/blog/course-practising-wisely-reducing-unnecessary-testing-and-treatment

Needless medical tests not only cost $200 billion, they can do harm

http://money.cnn.com/2017/05/20/news/economy/medical-tests/

Disease-awareness ads lead to overdiagnosis, boost Rx sales

http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20170522/NEWS/170529984

A big, new experiment shows it’s possible to train kids to detect dubious health claims.

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/5/21/15505812/lancet-teach-informed-health-choices-teaching-kids

Doctors are over diagnosing depression 'because of a basic quiz by a drugs firm making antidepressants'

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4528690/Doctors-diagnosing-depression.html