Zulfiqar Rana, MD, MPH, FACP
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Soaring Health Costs Pinned On Medical Devices
June 8, 2011Posted by on
The latest devices – from heart valves and defibrillators to artificial knees and hips – are usually significantly more expensive than older devices, and the intense marketing surrounding the introduction of new devices has become a major driver of rising health care costs.