Infographic: The Harms of Overuse in Healthcare

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

It is estimated that up to 30 percent of all healthcare offers no clinical value to patients, according to a new infographic by The Commonwealth Fund.

The infographic explores the impact of healthcare overuse on patients, providers and the healthcare system as a whole.

2019 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Avoidable Healthcare UtilizationMedicaid expansion programs, newly covered individuals under healthcare insurance exchanges, the rise of big data, and shifts in healthcare delivery models have influenced emergency department and hospital utilization.

2019 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Avoidable Healthcare Utilization is a comprehensive analysis by the Healthcare Intelligence Network of how healthcare organizations define and address avoidable healthcare utilization. The report captures key actionable metrics on reducing avoidable healthcare utilization initiatives, challenges, case studies and innovative programming.

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