FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Andrea Lowe, Director, Policy and Practice Phone: 202-466-2044 x107 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE RELEASES CHOOSING WISELY RECOMMENDATIONS National conference showcased new ACPM recommendations for Choosing Wisely® initiative Washington, D.C. (March 9, 2015) – The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM), the nation’s leading society of physicians committed to…
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Costs of Care and ABIM Foundation also launch new interactive network aimed at advancing stewardship competencies in medical education and training Philadelphia, PA – Medical education teams at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Case Western Reserve University, the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, the Medical College of Wisconsin, McGill…
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), in partnership with the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely campaign, has released a list of five tests or treatments that physicians and patients should question. The goal is to spark discussion about the need—or lack thereof—for many frequently ordered tests or treatments. The Choosing Wisely campaign is aimed at… Read more »
ALEXANDRIA, VA — The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) today released its second list of specific tests and treatments that are commonly ordered but not always necessary when treating disorders of the ear, nose, throat and related structures of the head and neck. The released list is part of the Choosing…
The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) today released a new list of recommendations for laboratory tests that are commonly ordered but not always appropriate in pathology and laboratory medicine as part of the Choosing Wisely® campaign, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation.
The ABIM Foundation has received a $4.2 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to continue advancing Choosing Wisely. The funding will expand the campaign to engage delivery systems, hospitals and medical groups to work with regional health organizations and physician-led groups.
The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders, today named five additional commonly used tests, treatments, and procedures in hematology that might not always be necessary.
DARIEN, IL – Dec. 2, 2014 – Today the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) released a list of five common tests and treatments that are not always necessary in sleep medicine as part of Choosing Wisely®, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation.
Costs of Care and the ABIM Foundation are launching the second annual Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely Challenge to help identify the most promising innovations and bright ideas for teaching high-value care and stewardship to medical trainees.
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today announced a second list of five tests and procedures that should be discussed to help make wise decisions about the most appropriate care based on a patient’s individual situation.
As Part of Campaign, The Academy Releases List of Five Commonly Used Treatment Approaches That Are Not Always Necessary or Advisable WASHINGTON DC (October 16, 2014) – The American Academy of Nursing (Academy), an organization dedicated to advancing health policy and practice, today released a list of common health care practices that are not always… Read more »
The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) today released a list of specific tests or procedures that are commonly ordered but not always necessary in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) as part of Choosing Wisely®, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation.
Orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists join campaign to support evidence-based actions ROSEMONT, Ill. – Sept. 17, 2014 — Making decisions about foot and ankle care is a process that should involve the patient and an orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist. To help encourage positive conversations in the exam room, the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle… Read more »
Encourages more detailed conversations between physicians and patients San Francisco, September 14, 2014—The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today released its second list of five radiation oncology-specific treatments that are commonly ordered but may not always be appropriate, as part of the national Choosing Wisely® campaign, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation. The list… Read more »
Encourages patients to become active participants in their own health care Alexandria, VA, September 15, 2014 – The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) today released “Five Things Physical Therapists and Patients Should Question.” The list was written as part of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® campaign. It offers evidence-based ways… Read more »