NEW LIST: The American Academy of Nursing has released five additional recommendations.
Choosing Wisely is an initiative of the ABIM Foundation in partnership with Consumer Reports that seeks to advance a national dialogue on avoiding wasteful or unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures. Read more about the campaign.
- Yale’s Department of Emergency Medicine employed academic detailing to reduce the number of unnecessary blood coagulation studies performed at Yale’s three emergency departments.
- Jeffrey P. Kanne, MD, professor, chief of thoracic imaging and radiology, and vice chair of quality and safety at University of Wisconsin, was recognized as a Choosing Wisely Champion by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for his work in reducing unwarranted imaging.
- The Connecticut Choosing Wisely® Collaborative recently completed a grant project that focused on understanding the unique challenges and concerns of underserved patient populations.
- Folks at the Minnesota Action Group created a mini-Choosing Wisely communications campaign to help employers educate their employees.