Peer Comparison Experiment to Reduce Low-Value Care in Switzerland

What is the impact of personalized information on medical decisions in primary care?



The healthcare system suffers from major inefficiencies. Many patients receive medical services with little benefit (low-value care). These resources could be channeled towards better use and more health.

Course of action

Randomised field experiment on the influence of peer comparison feedback and clinical guideliens on medical decisions of primary care providers (PCPs) in the outpatient sector in Switzerland.