Which strategies are most effective for reducing use of low-value health services?

A new study is the first systematic literature review to examine the entire field of interventions designed to reduce low-value care. It also outlines which strategies are potentially the most effective in improving care delivery. Through an analysis of more than 100 articles published in academic journals prior to spring 2015, the study looked at 10 types of low-value care reduction approaches implemented at healthcare settings across the country….

A new study is the first systematic literature review to examine the entire field of interventions designed to reduce low-value care. It also outlines which strategies are potentially the most effective in improving care delivery. Through an analysis of more than 100 articles published in academic journals prior to spring 2015, the study looked at 10 types of low-value care reduction approaches implemented at healthcare settings across the country….