Ethics of commercial screening tests.

  title={Ethics of commercial screening tests.},
  author={Erik Wallace and John Henning Schumann and Steven E. Weinberger},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={157 10},
Recent publications have emphasized the importance of physicians taking a leading role in delivering patientcentered, high-value, cost-conscious care (1–3). Scientifically valid preventive services, 19 of which were recently endorsed by the National Quality Forum (4), improve the health of the population and reduce costs by means of avoidance of expensive care for advanced disease. Low-cost screening for hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, and tobacco use and treatment with lifestyle… CONTINUE READING
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