Medical tests and procedures might not always be needed

Posted at 1:05 PM, Feb 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-22 13:06:46-05

Don't be afraid to ask your doctor, "Do I really need that?"

That’s the advice about unnecessary tests and treatments doctors prescribe even though it might not be in the patient’s best interest, from medical specialty groups representing more than 350,000 physicians.

Here to offer his perspective on the American Board of Internal Medicine foundation effort is Dr. Christopher Marshall with the Primary Health Group Appomattox of HCA Virginia.

Click on the video for the full interview.