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May 2019

Teaching High-Value Care Through Conscious Ordering of Diagnostic Tests—Reply

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  • 1Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
  • 2Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
  • 3Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(5):732-733. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0459

In Reply Dr Bhatia and colleagues address the lack of normalization for acuity in our data.1 In general, we agree that this is a weakness of our article. This was a topic frequently brought up on Twitter after a JAMA Internal Medicine tweet announcing the article. In response to these questions, we went back to the data and did further analysis.

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