October 3, 2017 The Washington Post
In an interview of Henry Farrell with The Washington Post, political scientist Eric Patashnik discusses his new book Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine, and its findings. "Many doctors support evidence-based medicine in the abstract, but bristle when studies question the effectiveness of treatments in their practice areas. And politicians recognize that picking a fight with doctors is not a winning reelection strategy, despite mounting concerns about the efficiency and quality of health care."
We know that evidence-based medicine works. So why don't politicians support it? (interview with Eric Patashnik) – The Washington Post