overutilize

overutilize

(ˌəʊvəˈjuːtɪˌlaɪz) or

overutilise

vb (tr)
to use unsustainably
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It's very exciting to get him out there at the end of the game, him understanding exactly what's going on and trying to parcel his work and not overutilize him.
Our current findings validated our hypothesis that providers overutilize cTnI testing.
Executive agencies resist compliance with open government laws, and they overutilize the mechanisms already available to them for shielding their own information.
If a budget shortfall forces the United States to overutilize its satellites, it also increases the reliance on each individual satellite for war fighting and intelligence.
Physicians overutilize by ordering excessive tests and procedures, in great part out of fear of malpractice accusations.
We will be held accountable for care across the continuum and will be paid only to the extent that we have a functioning system that does not overutilize services and cause waste.
Alternatively, some children with intermittent symptoms may overutilize acute care services once they are provided with both insurance and a diagnosis; for instance, a diagnosis of asthma may sensitize parents and heighten their anxiety about minor symptoms.
People who buy comprehensive first-dollar insurance overutilize.
If a dog has three strong legs and one weak one, he will continue to overutilize the good legs.
Is it no wonder then that physicians have emerged from residency programs conditioned to overutilize in a fee-for-service health care delivery system when our training esteems high productivity and delays financial payoffs?
It is true that not all providers overutilize, but because most claims organizations do not analyze the performance of the providers treating their claimants, they do not know who the "overutilizers" are or how much they are truly costing.
If services are free, patients will overutilize them.