Austin Frakt, director of the Partnered Evidence-Based Policy Resource Center at the V.A. Boston Healthcare System, in a recent article published in the New York Times looks into wasteful spending in the U.S. health care system.
A new study published in JAMA found that between 20 to 25 percent of health spending in the U.S. is wasteful.
“It’s a startling number but now a new finding,” Frakt writes. “What is surprising is how little we know about how to prevent it.”
To read the full article on the New York Times, click here.