Docs Say Too Many Tests Are Ordered--and Docs to Blame

Nearly three out of four U.S. physicians say the frequency with which doctors order unnecessary medical tests and procedures is a serious problem for America’s health care system — but just as many say that the average physician orders unnecessary medical tests and procedures at least once a week, according to research by the ABIM Foundation.

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