There is no denying that providing an adequate healthcare system comes with a price. Costs are in the trillions, continually outpacing economic growth. Just how well are we using this money? A ProPublica investigation suggests that the U.S. healthcare system could be wasting almost $765 billion every year. Possible inefficiencies could stem from drug prescriptions, unnecessarily discarded supplies, and poor ROIs when spending money on new medical technologies. What exactly are those potential issues, and how can healthcare leaders help to effect real change for system improvement?
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