Where can $700 Billion in Waste be Cut Annually from the U.S. Healthcare System? January 4, 2014 | This paper tackles the tangled issue of healthcare waste and arrives at some interesting, and perhaps even surprising, conclusions: America’s healthcare system is, indeed, hemorrhaging billions of dollars, and the opportunities to slow the fiscal bleeding are substantial. View the Resource Kelley R. Where can $700 Billion in Waste be cut Annually from the U.S. Healthcare System? : Thompson-Reuters 2009 October. Available from: http://www.ncrponline.org/PDFs/2009/Thomson_Reuters_White_Paper_on_Healthcare_Waste.pdf.