BenefitsPRO January 13, 2020
Joseph Hopkins

Waste in health care is real, and no one disputes that its impact is evident. Employers who are the most educated about the available solutions in the market are leading the charge in reducing the knowledge gap, positioning themselves to actively take control of their spend and futures. 

We all know the health care system is rife with wasteful spending. But when researchers from a prestigious institution like the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine estimate that waste at 25 percent of all spending, alarm bells go off. And it got me to wondering what the magnitude of employer health care spending might be.

The University of Pittsburgh research, published in JAMA in...