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If Banks and Airplanes Were Like Health Care (and Other Scary Thoughts)

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If you think that the bills you receive from your doctor or hospital seem obscenely large and confusing, you are not alone.

The latest report from the Institute of Medicine, Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America, highlights the cost of waste in the American health care system. The report estimates that a staggering $750 billion