1. 13:19 24th Sep 2012

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    Reblogged from marksbirch

    Medical errors cost the U.S. health-care system tens of billions a year. Some 20% to 30% of all medications, tests and procedures are unnecessary. What other industry misses the mark this often?
    — 

    How to Stop Hospitals From Killing Us” via The Wall Street Journal

    Much of the technology exists to fix this, but the real battle is overcoming culture and bureaucracy and misaligned incentives.

    Truth in advertising. We need more minds focused on #healthcare. -cch

     
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