Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine / 2012 / Article / Fig 3

Research Article

The Value of Private Patient Information in the Physician-Patient Relationship: A Game-Theoretic Account

Figure 3

Best response curves and mixed equilibrium with patient information: patient who accepts (refuses) expensive treatment upon expensive (cheap) cue does not discipline physician. (probability that patient does not buy treatment when getting an unnecessary expensive treatment recommended). (probability that the physician recommends an unnecessary expensive treatment).