Perspectives on Safety
Overuse as a Patient Safety Problem
INTERVIEWIn Conversation With… Rosemary Gibson, MSc
Ms. Gibson is Senior Advisor to The Hastings Center, an editor for JAMA Internal Medicine, and co-author of Wall of Silence andThe Treatment Trap. We spoke with her about overuse of medical care and its effect on patient safety.
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PERSPECTIVEOveruse as a Patient Safety Problem
by Christopher Moriates, MD
This piece describes the emergence of medical care overuse as a patient safety issue and relates efforts to change clinician behaviors to prevent overtreatment.