Some tests, medications and procedures ordered may not be necessary and even cause harm. Ask your doctor if what they are ordering is necessary or if there are any alternatives. Learn more about Choosing Wisely.
Washington state hospitals reduced the readmission rate by 27% in just 2 years—that means 11,700 fewer people went back into the hospital after they were discharged. It saved the health care system $112 million. (LEAPT)