Study links Factors to overuse of health care within US health systems

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What The Study Did: This analysis of 676 U.S. health care systems found that features associated with overuse of health care included having fewer primary care physicians, being investor owned and less likely to include a major teaching hospital.

Authors: Jodi B. Segal, M.D., M.P.H., of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.4543)

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