Aging & Improving Care Of Older Adults

KHN Conversation On Overtreatment

Physicians estimate that 21 percent of medical care is unnecessary — a problem that costs the health care system at least $210 billion a year. KHN hosted a forum on how too much medicine can cause harm.

Watch: What Is Sepsis?

What exactly is sepsis, and why is it so dangerous? Who is most vulnerable? And what are the signs? KHN explains in this video.