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If Doctors Lead, Will Health Care Costs Follow?
The Health Care Blog

Can doctors and other health care providers be the driving force in achieving cost-effective health care? In their commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine, Stanford professors Victor Fuchs and Arnold Milstein, call this the “$640 billion question.” That figure represents the savings to the national health care bill if all U.S. physicians and health care organizations could follow the example of individual providers who already deliver high-quality care at a costroughly 20% lower than the average.

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