** The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation has released their list of five things. View their recommendations.
An initiative of the ABIM Foundation, Choosing Wisely is working to spark conversations between providers and patients to ensure the right care is delivered at the right time. Participating organizations have created lists of “Things Providers and Patients Should Question” which include evidence-based recommendations that should be discussed to help make wise decisions about the most appropriate care based on a patients’ individual situation.
Consumer Reports is developing and disseminating materials for patients through large consumer groups to help patients engage their physicians in these conversations and empower them to ask questions about what tests and procedures are right for them.
A suite of communication education modules is also available to help providers engage in these conversations with their patients, and a growing library of video resources provides diverse perspectives on its impact and challenges.
More than 60 specialty societies have joined the campaign since its inception in 2012. New lists will continue to be published through 2014.
Sign up for monthly updates and highlights from organizations working to advance Choosing Wisely.
- "Over-prescribed? More health care isn’t always better" -@seattletimes on local efforts to advance #choosingwisely: http://t.co/KpxygmiUEM about 14 hours ago
- Just released: @AAPMR's #ChoosingWisely recommendations. See what made their list - http://t.co/0L2RYiUPPL about 14 hours ago
- The more things change, the more they stay the same. Same holds true in health care, per @WolfsonD et al. - http://t.co/UVrUH5DJk4 01:31:34 PM September 29, 2014
- RT @WolfsonD: @UniversityofWA Calls for people to join their #choosingwisely pledge. Send pictures @nmeo Congrats.@CostsofCare http://t.co/… 02:59:16 PM September 26, 2014
- RT @WSMA_update: New this week: #ChoosingWisely Action Manual w/step-by-step guidance on how to use CW in your practice. Find it at http://… 12:27:40 PM September 26, 2014
- RT @WolfsonD: WA Health Alliance report: Less Waste/Less Harm #choosingwisely Overuse & variation @RWJF_QualEqual @WAHealthCheckup http://t… 02:20:57 PM September 25, 2014
- New @Medscape article on @ASTRO_org recs asks "Has #ChoosingWisely Altered American Breast Cancer Practice?" http://t.co/K8KjE0bdeo 09:31:56 AM September 25, 2014