overutilization overutilization

Definition(s):

  • (n) exploitation to the point of diminishing returns

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. There is overutilization here, pure and simple.
  2. Perhaps an even more pressing problem in the context of health reform is the risk of overutilization of services.
  3. This results in the overutilization of medical resources and ever growing expenses, with doctors and hospitals serving as convenient scapegoats.

News

Quotes

  • "We've got to start going down this road and addressing overutilization," said Sen. Max Baucus, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.
    on Oct 1, 2009 By: Max Baucus Source: Wall Street Journal

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