Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Why We Can't Have Nice Things, Like A More Rational Health Care System

September 15, 2017 WBUR

Professor Eric Patashnik spoke with WBUR about his new book, Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine. "...the way in which information improves medical practice is shaped by the political and economic incentives of our health care system. And that can result in treatments that are not the most effective for patients continuing in practice for long periods of time."

Why We Can't Have Nice Things, Like A More Rational Health Care System (interview Eric Patashnik mentioned) – WBUR