March 2018 Report: Too much of a good thing? Overuse of health care
New AARP/U-M NPHA report shows that more isn’t always better when it comes to health care, older Americans say – but many see mismatch in need & use
Too Much of a Good Thing? Overuse of Health Care: National Poll on Healthy Aging
“Low-value” health care services — medications, tests, and procedures that are unlikely to improve health outcomes — are not only unnecessary and wasteful, but also may create potential harm for patients.
By tapping into the perspectives of adults, older adults, and caregivers from throughout the United States, we are bringing the public’s voice to matters that affect the health and well-being of older adults and their families.
University of Michigan Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the National Poll On Healthy Aging
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