Staff & Provider Engagement

Engaging Practitioners in Addressing Overuse of Services

Howard Beckman, MD, FACP, FAACH, American Academy on Communication in Healthcare

As the nation struggles with health care affordability, there is evidence that up to 30% of the care delivered is not necessary. In response, one definition that the Institute of Medicine uses to define quality of care is reducing overuse, underuse and misuse. This session will share an approach to engaging physicians in the process of identifying and reducing overuse of services.

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