U.S. Medicine – high cost/low benefit?

Economist Arnold Kling writes on U.S. medicine, and his discarded ideas on the problem. He concludes:

(D) Perhaps the problem with the U.S. health care system is with the way that medicine is practiced. We favor expensive diagnostic procedures, specialist care, and surgeries, where costs are high and benefits tend to be low.

Read the whole thing here at TCS Daily.

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