Journal Article
Study

Measuring hospital-acquired complications associated with low-value care.

Badgery-Parker T, Pearson S-A, Dunn S, et al. JAMA internal medicine. 2019;179:499-505.

Overuse of unnecessary tests and procedures contributes to patient harm. In this cohort study, researchers found that patients who developed a hospital-acquired condition after undergoing a procedure that most likely should not have been performed had longer lengths of stay than patients who did not develop a hospital-acquired condition.