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  • v. Present participle of overutilize.


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  • The fundamental premise of both the House and the Senate bills is that the American public is "overutilizing" medical services that allegedly do not contribute to improving their health, and this "overutilization" should be eliminated in order to save money.

    LaRouche's Latest

  • Most research indicates that increasing the reps means overutilizing your joints.

    Lange 2010

  • Over the past decade, there have been concerns about the rapidly increasing cost of imaging tests, as well as accusations that physicians - some of whom own and operate the expensive equipment used - were overutilizing the tests. Top headlines

  • I suspect if we do not see some aspect of ourselves in the manner in which she confronts her life, including her foolishness and wisdom, we are probably overutilizing the skill that humans have perfected into a fine art, namely rationalization.

    The Daily News - News

  • And he reiterated that while carriers are slowing and delaying projects, they are not cancelling them. overutilizing their networks for months, they are underutilizing their budgets, Smith said.

    TELEPHONY Magazine - Telecom News and Analysis

  • The Boston Globe, no foe of government-run medicine, today reported the results so far, calling attention to a problem that Ramesh didn’t mention – the tendency of conscripted buyers to try to recoup their premiums by overutilizing medical services:

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