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Fortune 500s Waste $500 Million a Year on Unnecessary Back Surgeries

Consumer Medical ResourceJune 24, 2008 Fortune 500s Waste Over $500 Million a Year on Unnecessary Back Surgeries for Workers Over $1.5 Billion Lost in Worker Productivity Says Two-Year Findings PEMBROKE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fortune 500s spend over $500 million a year on avoidable back surgeries for their workers and lose as much as $1.5 billion in indirect costs associated with these procedures …

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