Healthcare Triage: Stop It! Why It’s Tough to get Doctors to Drop Treatments

It takes a lot of ongoing training to get doctors to take up new treatments and techniques in their practice. But it turns out it’s REALLY difficult to get docs to stop using treatments when later studies show that treatment to be ineffective. Aaron talks about the difficulty of changing course in medicine.

This episode was adapted from a column I wrote for The Upshot. Links to sources can be found there.


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