“The medical care system in the United States is being restructured, with the goal of containing rising health care expenditures. Cost-containment strategies…have as their major purpose restraining the use of high-cost medical services. Yet little attention has been paid to how patients’ health and level of functioning in everyday activities are affected by these and other strategies.”1(p925)
Alter HJ. Finding Value in Medicine. JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(1):118–119. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.6357
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