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

Badgery-Parker T, Pearson SA, Dunn S, Elshaug AG. Measuring Hospital-Acquired Complications Associated With Low-Value Care. JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(4):499-505. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.7464

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March 6, 2019
Badgery-Parker T, Pearson S-A, Dunn S, et al. JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(4):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.

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Badgery-Parker T, Pearson SA, Dunn S, Elshaug AG. Measuring Hospital-Acquired Complications Associated With Low-Value Care. JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(4):499-505. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.7464