Thursday, June 14, 2007

In health care, high cost not necessarily the same as high quality

Just an excellent article in today's NY Times about a study that shows significant disparities between health care charges and health care quality. This is a must read for teachers of health care law survey courses. Here's a bit from the early paragraphs:Stark evidence that high medical payments do not necessarily buy high-quality patient care is presented in a hospital study set for release