“Doctor, is this really necessary?”
Backed by startling statistics about overtreatment, neurosurgeon Christer Mjåset explains the power of this and other simple questions in the context of medical treatment and surgery — and shares how patients can better work with doctors to get the care they need. Via: Ted
Christer Mjåset, M.D. is a neurosurgeon, author, columnist, and lecturer who currently works as a Harkness fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston studying value-based health care models.