Drivers of preventable high health care utilization: a qualitative study of patient, physician and health system leader perspectives

  title={Drivers of preventable high health care utilization: a qualitative study of patient, physician and health system leader perspectives},
  author={Lala Tanmoy Das and Rainu Kaushal and Kelsey Garrison and Vanessa P{\'e}rez Carrillo and Zachary M. Grinspan and Ryan P. Theis and Elizabeth A. Shenkman and Erika L. Abramson},
  journal={Journal of Health Services Research \& Policy},
  pages={220 - 228}
Objectives A small percentage of patients account for the bulk of population health care utilization and costs in many countries including the United States (US). In the US, 5% of the population has high health care utilization accounting for nearly 50% of health care costs. A subset of this utilization is deemed preventable, and thus potentially cost saving to patients as well as to the health care system. This study sought to identify drivers of preventable utilization from the perspectives… 

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