American Chiropractic Association Releases Choosing Wisely List of Tests, Procedures to Question

Arlington, VA – The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) today released a list of five tests and procedures commonly ordered but not always necessary in chiropractic care. The list is part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation and Consumer Reports®, which encourages conversations between patients and their clinicians about what care…

ASHP Contributes Medication-Use Recommendations to Choosing Wisely Campaign

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists released five recommendations to facilitate optimal medication use for patients in acute and ambulatory care settings as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign.

AUA Announces “Choosing Wisely Champions”

The American Urological Association today recognized Dr. Danil Makarov as well as the team of Drs. Mitchell Humphreys, Peter Black and Ithaar Derweesh as “Choosing Wisely Champions.”

ASHP Joins Choosing Wisely Campaign

Pharmacist Group to Help Promote Patient-Clinician Conversations About Unnecessary Treatments BETHESDA, MD — ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) today announced its partnership with the ABIM Foundation on the Choosing Wisely® campaign, an initiative to reduce waste in the healthcare system and avoid risks associated with unnecessary treatment. ASHP is the first pharmacy organization to participate…

New AcademyHealth and ABIM Foundation Partnership to Accelerate Research on Reducing Low-Value Care

AcademyHealth and the ABIM Foundation announced a new partnership aimed at reducing low-value health care, and the creation of a learning community of researchers and other stakeholders to accelerate the development and implementation of timely and relevant research in this area.

HIVMA Recommends Doctors, Patients Discuss Need for Common Tests

HIV Medicine Association today released recommendations on commonly ordered, but not always necessary tests and procedures, to help patients and medical providers make the most of healthcare opportunities and resources, as part of the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® campaign.