Doctor calls for less expensive, defensive medical practice

Many doctors believe ordering more tests and treatments is the most effective way to deliver care, while failing to consider whether such procedures are cost-effective, necessary or safe, writes Boston University School of Medicine's Dr. Sean Palfrey. Change, he writes, begins with reform in liability and practice management, with an onus on physicians to alter their behavior as well.

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