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Physicians say 15% to 30% of medical care is unnecessary
9/7/2017

A survey of more than 2,000 US physicians showed most believe that from 15% to 30% of medical care is unnecessary, researchers wrote in PLOS ONE. The report showed 55% of physicians said better training for medical residents on appropriateness criteria was a way to reduce unnecessary care, while 52% cited easy access to outside health records and 51.5% said having more evidence-based practice guidelines would reduce unnecessary care.

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