Thomson Reuters 100 Top HospitalsA Project Japan SupplementPublished September 12, 201128
"More is Less; Exclusive study: Spending more on drugs and medical supplies doesn't result in improved clinical outcomes."
Is quality healthcare cheaper or does it come at a higher cost? According to an exclusive study conducted for Project Japan by Thomson Reuters using data from research to determine its annual list of the 100 Top Hospitals, the bottom line is that doing less actually equals more, at least when it comes to spending on drugs and other supplies. Read more about these findings, as well as a detailed report on the clinical performance criteria under Medicare's value-based purchasing program.