Molly Jeffery, PhD, on Visiting Emergency Care
Molly Jeffery, PhD, from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, details a health insurer practice that may be undermining patients’ decision-making regarding whether or not to visit emergency care, and discusses her research on a potential solution.
Molly Jeffery, PhD, is the Scientific Director of Emergency Medicine Research and a Research Associate in the Department of Health Sciences Research at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
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