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Health Care Waste

Doctors Can Eliminate Waste From Health Care

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 11.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

There is another less-talked-about reason for unnecessary services. One person's waste is another person's income. Another cardiac catherization, another back surgery means more income for doctors, hospitals and the health care system and its archaic administrative services.

Our Health Care System Wastes $750 BILLION Per Year

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. health care system squanders $750 billion a year — roughly 30 cents of every medical dollar — through unneeded care, ...

Health Care Reform's Environmental Impact

Earth911.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

But the health care industry is not one grounded on ecological principles. In fact, it is one of the single most polluting industries in the country. ...