Does knowledge of the cost of cardiovascular tests influence physician ordering patterns?

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INTRODUCTION The United States spends a higher percentage of its gross domestic product on health care than any other country. Previous efforts to curtail health care spending have had minimal impact. We hypothesized that informing physicians of the cost of expensive cardiovascular diagnostic tests would change their ordering behavior. MATERIALS AND… (More)
DOI: 10.3810/hp.2014.10.1141

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@article{Schweiger2014DoesKO, title={Does knowledge of the cost of cardiovascular tests influence physician ordering patterns?}, author={Marc J. Schweiger and Gregory R. Giugliano and James R. Cook and Jan Mayforth and Michael B. Rothberg}, journal={Hospital practice}, year={2014}, volume={42 4}, pages={46-52} }