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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… Read more »

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.

ACMG Provides Recommendations on Genetic Testing Through the Choosing Wisely® Campaign

Goal is to encourage clinician and patient conversations about appropriate genetic testing Bethesda, MD — July 10, 2015- The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) has released a list of five things patients and providers should discuss regarding specific genetic tests as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation.  The… Read more »