hospital treatments

Nov 25 '16 12:35

Dutch doctor drew up a list of 1,366 treatments that are not scientifically proven to be effective. This rather-not list was presented to Minister Edith Schippers of Public Health on Friday, the Volkskrant reports.

International studies show that only about half of what doctors do in hospitals is based on scientific evidence, according to the newspaper. The other half is done based on common sense, empathy, risk aversion, ambition or money, according to a report by the NFU - dome organization of eight teaching hospitals in the Netherlands. 

Stethoscope_rainbow
Aug 3 '16 11:30

Health insurer CZ published a list of treatment and procedure rates at different hospitals, thereby also revealing that hospitals charge vastly different prices for the same treatments, sometimes varying by hundreds of euros.

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