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Medical Overuse

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2013, Oct. 7 - Peer Reviewed Article:  The Relationship Between Tort Reform and Medical Utilization.  Journal of Patient Safety,  October 7, 2013. [Epub ahead of print]    Download Full Article PDF

2014, Jun. 10 - Webcast/Radio:  Peter Eisler, Medical Reporter from USA Today, Dan Smoot from Operation Unite and Dr. Kevin Kavanagh from HW USA discuss the epidemic of Drug Overdose in the Elderly. -- Listen to Webcast of Radio Show (Jack Pattie) Presentation

2014, Mar. 11 - Webcast/Radio:  Rosemary Gibson and Dr. Kevin Kavanagh from Health Watch USA discuss medical overtreatment -- Listen to Webcast of Radio Show (Jack Pattie) Presentation

2014, Feb. 11 - Webcast/Radio:  Dr. John Santa from Consumer Union and Dr. Kevin Kavanagh from Health Watch USA discuss the ABIM initiative of Choosing Wisely. 
 -- Listen to Webcast of Radio Show (Jack Pattie) Presentation

2014, Mar. 13 - Op-Ed:  Kavanagh KT. Dr. Kevin Kavanagh: Overuse of antibiotics aids attacks of deadly bacteria. Lexington Herald Leader. May 9, 2014. http://www.kentucky.com/2014/05/09/3234330/dr-kevin-kavanagh-overuse-of-antibiotics.html

2012, Nov. 1 - Conference Presentation:  Rosemary Gibson Overuse of Medical Care.
https://youtu.be/6pRMlI-vOGE     Presentation Slides

2012, Jun. 25 - Op-Ed: Kavanagh KT, Saman DM. Patients dissatisfied with unnecessary, expensive care. Herald Leader, Lexington, Kentucky, June 25, 2012. http://www.kentucky.com/2012/06/25/2236895/patients-dissatisfied-with-unnecessary.html      View Op-Ed References  

2011, Nov. 17 - Op-Ed:  Saman DM, Kavanagh KT. Outpatient Antibiotic Utilization Highest in West Virginia and Kentucky. The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy. Nov. 17, 2011.
http://www.cddep.org/blog/posts/outpatient_antibiotic_utilization_highest_
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2011, Nov. 11 - Conference Presentation:  Overtreatment as an Urgent Patient Safety Priority. Health Watch USA Conference. Rosemary Gibson http://www.healthwatchusa.org/conference2011/videos-gibson/20111111-rosemary-gibson-2.htm