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[Opinion]

11/6/2013: Hyperdiagnosis: The Wellness Industry Doubles Down on Overdiagnosis (The Health Care Blog)
"Many insignificant conditions get overdiagnosed and subsequently overtreated, at considerable cost to the health plans and risk to the patient.... We call this new plateau of clinical unreality 'hyperdiagnosis,' and it is the wellness industry's bread-and-butter. It differs from overdiagnosis four ways: It is pre-emptive. It is either negligently inaccurate or purposefully deceptive. It is powered by pay-or-play forfeitures. The final hallmark of hyperdiagnosis is braggadocio -- wellness companies love to announce how many sick people they find in their screens."
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