Unnecessary vitamin D testing dropped dramatically in Canada after payment stopped, but Choosing Wisely guidelines also had an impact in both U.S. and Canada.
Long hospital stays and invasive medical tests help identify serious bacterial infections in infants, but a U-M expert says there may be a more efficient, less painful way to make a diagnosis.
A longtime blood test that measures the likelihood of a cardiac event has become more sensitive and more precise. Why doctors and patients should be cautiously optimistic.
Hundreds of thousands of hospital patients get a pricey genetic test. But it’s often unnecessary, a team of U-M clinicians says.
Global health funding helps get more than 300 “essential medicines” to developing nations. A group of experts compiled a parallel list of tests it says could help doctors best use these medicines to improve health worldwide.