Clinician-friendly tactics slash unwarranted testing

A child born recently at Broward Health Medical Center was definitively diagnosed, without testing, as having a significant genetic abnormality. A medical resident eager to put his education into practice ordered genetic testing for the newborn, two normal siblings, and the child’s parents.

The tests would have cost the hospital up to $10,000—each.

My first bylined story in CAP TODAY. Read the whole shebang.