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Clinical Test Use Does Not Always Reflect High-Value Care

During our Quality, Value, and Patient Advocacy lecture, we revisited the common theme of addressing healthcare costs. In retrospect, medical school really doesn’t drown us with knowledge about the costs of routine complete blood counts, chest x-rays, etc. These “routine tests” are a very real contributor to the cost of …

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Last Tuition Payment

My very last tuition note has been paid!! Over the last four years, I’ve spent less than $80,000 on medical-school-related expenses: tuition, insurance, fees, supplies, contract parking, gas, wear-and-tear on the car, etc. Though I’ve saved a substantial amount of money by living at home with my parents, the hour …

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