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Apr. 30, 2021

How cascade events harm patients

Many tests that clinicians order “just to be safe” turn out to be anything but safe because of the treatment cascade they can trigger...

Insights

Insight
Apr. 30, 2021

How cascade events harm patients

Many tests that clinicians order “just to be safe” turn out to be anything but safe because of the treatment cascade they can trigger...
Insight
Apr. 30, 2021

Where are the “hot spots” of hospital overuse in the US?

Is your state an overuse "hot spot"? A new analysis of overuse data at US hospitals from the Lown Institute Hospitals Index finds that some of the biggest differences in rates of low-value care among different hospitals are regional.
Insight
Jul. 3, 2020

Patient mortality at safety net hospitals

Why do safety net hospitals tend to score lower on the Lown Index for patient mortality? This pattern is not due to just one reason; it is the product of many factors.

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