Lowering cost while improving patient care
New America Foundation, July 20, 2009
Gary Kaplan, MD, chairman and CEO of the Virginia Mason Medical Center, says that nearly half of the $2.6 trillion spent on healthcare in the U.S. is waste. Kaplan's thoughts are part of a blog series where healthcare CEOs sound off on reform. The series is sponsored by The New America Foundation, a nonprofit public policy think tank.