Good Stewardship Related Articles in Journal and Medical Publications

How to save $7 Billion in five easy steps, Managed Healthcare Executive (6/1/2012)

“Medical specialties to develop list of unnecessary procedures,”
American Medical News (1/9/2012)

“The End of Blockbuster Drugs?”
The New Health Dialogue (12/13/2011)

“Reducing Health Care Costs While Improving Care,”
Health Affairs Blog (11/9/2011)

“$6.8 Billion Spent Yearly On 12 Unnecessary Tests and Treatments,”
Kaiser Health News (10/31/2011)

“Physician Checklist Zaps Wasteful Spending,”
HealthLeaders Media (10/27/2011)

“Primary Care Docs Urged to Cut Care Not Medically Beneficial,”
MedPage Today (10/20/2011)

“Groups explore Medicare savings, quality ideas,”
Healthcare Finance News (10/19/2011)

“Heeding advice on primary care ‘don’ts’ would save $6.7 billion annually,”
American Medical News (10/19/2011)

“National Physician’s Alliance Identifies Over $5 Billion in Potential Savings,”
National Coalition on Health Care (10/5/2011)

“Top 5 Lists Top $5 Billion”, Archives of Internal Medicine (10/5/2011)

“Putting the Charter into Practice Grantee: National Physicians Alliance,”
The Medical Professionalism Blog, by NPA member Stephen Smith (12/2/2011)

“Choosing brand-name over generic statins can cost billions,”
heartwire (10/3/2011)

“‘Top 5′ Lists Top $5 Billion,”
Archives of Internal Medicine (10/1/2011)

“Unnecessary EKGs – The Heart of the Matter,”
The Medical Professionalism Blog, by NPA member Stephen Smith (9/20/2011)

“The Top 5,”
MyPhysicalTherapySpace.Com Blog (7/23/2011)

“Tips for improving quality of primary care,”
The Clinical Advisor (7/15/2011)

“Research Aims to Reduce Over-Practicing Among PCPS,”
MedHok (7/6/2011)

“Article on Top Five Patient Care Tips Mirrors Many Existing AAFP Policies,”
AAFP (6/20/2011)

“When to just say no,”
Center for Medical Consumers (6/10/2011)

“Doctors Dos and Don’ts,”
One Medical Group Blog (6/10/2011)

“Panel targets primary care ‘don’ts,”
AMA’s American Medical News (6/3/2011)

“How primary care physicians can improve health and lower costs,” (6/2/2011)

“National Physicians Alliance: The Top 5 Ways To Improve Primary Care; Pediatrics,”
Health Sprocket (5/26/2011)

“US doctors identify top five activities that can be reduced,”
British Medical Journal (5/26/2011)

“Report: Fewer Antibiotic Rx, Tests Could Improve Care,”
California Healthline (5/25/2011)

“GPs told that less is more,”
BestHealth from BMJ Group (5/25/2011)

“National Physicians Alliance Releases ‘Top 5′ Lists for Improving Primary Care,”
Physician’s First Watch (5/25/2011)

“Top Five Clinical Activities Identified for Improving Care,”
DoctorsLounge (5/25/2011)

“Top 5 list to improve quality of primary care medicine,”
HealthNewsReview Blog (5/25/2011)

“Improving Patient Care Possible with 12 Key Activities,”
Insider Medicine (5/24/2011)

“Physicians name top 5 areas of concern in pediatrics, family medicine and internal medicine,”
Healthcare Finance News (5/24/2011)

“News Review from Harvard Medical School – Improving Medical Care, at Lower Cost?”
InteliHealth (5/24/2011)

“AIM: Imaging dominates list of primary care don’ts,”
Cardiovascular Business (5/24/2011)

“NPA Names ‘Top 5′ Cost Drivers in Primary Care,”
HealthLeaders Media (5/24/2011)

“Doctors Can Improve Patient Care with 12 Key Activities,”
Insider Medicine (5/24/2011)

“Fewer tests, less antibiotics improve primary care,”
Fierce Healthcare (5/24/2011)

“Most Wasteful Treatments , Procedures in Primary Care,”
MedScape (5/23/2011)

“Top 5 Recommendations for Improving Primary Care Issued Today by National Physicians Alliance,”
HelpingYouCare (5/23/2011)

“Physicians’ Group Targets Inappropriate Tests, Treatments,”
news@JAMA (5/23/2011)

“The ‘Top 5′ Lists in Primary Care: Meeting the Responsibility of Professionalism,”
Archives of Internal Medicine (5/23/2011)