Search Tag: overtreatment

IMAGING Management

Mammography damage control: a decade of fake news

2019 10 Apr

“Mammography does more harm than good” sums up countless headlines seen in many medical journals, books, and other published articles (print and online). A flood of damaging reports amplified perceived risk of “over-diagnosis” and over-treatment. Study after flawed study — like a house of cards — touted mammography’s alleged harms and costs.  This... Read more

Executive Health Management

Lessons from Greek Crisis and Healthcare

2015 26 Jul

Mismanagement of the government-run healthcare system has been a significant contributor to Greece’s debt crisis, according to a health policy and management expert. A lack of accountability in the system helped create a culture of overtreatment and overspending, Dr. Martin "Marty" Makary, of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, writes... Read more