Annals of Medicine: The Cost Conundrum

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What will drive medical costs down, improve care, and allow Medicare to continue in perpetuity? It isn't single-payer, necessarily; we need to start looking at the biggest expense areas: doctors & hospitals, where quantity is valued over quality. The Mayo Clinic delivers better care at 1/3 the cost of hospitals that deliver worse care. Here's how...

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I think neither private insurance, nor single-paye... by Scott Baker on Thursday, Jun 4, 2009 at 3:40:18 AM