Cost-savvy docs order fewer tests

Simply informing physicians of the costs of the tests they're ordering may help cut down on ordering of unnecessary or redundant tests and generate significant savings industry-wide, writes FierceHealthcare's Alicia Caramenico, reporting on how Rhode Island Hospital saved over $50,000 in just 11 weeks by issuing physicians regular reports about the costs of routine blood work. --Learn more about the study and other ways this approach can be applied at FierceHealthcare