We spend more money and get worse results than any other industrialized country out there.
This, of course, is ‘bad.’
But is it worse?
Is all the cutting, poking and drugging we do to our patients actually a patient-safety issue?
In this episode, we talk Dr. David Hanscom. A complex spine surgeon who sees, almost daily, someone in his office who had a back operation… that shouldn’t have been done in the first place.
Link to JAMA editorial: