Comments for: Maine hospital takes aim at most expensive patients

Posted Oct. 16, 2012, at 6:07 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 17, 2012, at 10:30 a.m.

When former emergency physician Lisa Letourneau thinks about wasteful health care spending, one Maine woman with a stomachache comes to mind. The woman, who suffered from anxiety and failed to take her medication, repeatedly showed up at one of the state’s hospitals worried about her stomach pain. Hospital staff, focused …

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