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American Academy of Nursing Announces Oncology Recommendations in Choosing Wisely® Campaign

Academy Releases Five Cancer Specific Treatment Approaches identified by ONS that Are Not Always Necessary or Advisable Orlando, FL  – The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), represented on the American Academy of Nursing (Academy)’s Choosing Wisely Task Force, identified practices that may not always be necessary or in the best interests of patient health. The Choosing… Read more »

Toxicology Societies Release List of Commonly Used Tests and Treatments to Question As Part of Choosing Wisely® Campaign

The American College of Medical Toxicology and the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology encourage physician and patient conversations about evidence-based medicine by identifying five treatments or tests to question. The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) and American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT) jointly released their second list of five specific treatments, tests and procedures… Read more »

AMDA Releases Second Round of Potentially Unnecessary Medical Tests, Procedures as Part of the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® Campaign

Louisville, KY – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has partnered with the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® campaign to encourage discussions among physicians, patients, and other health care stakeholders about medical tests and procedures that may be unnecessary or even cause harm. In September 2013, AMDA released a list of… Read more »

American College of Preventive Medicine Releases Choosing Wisely Recommendations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Andrea Lowe, Director, Policy and Practice Phone: 202-466-2044 x107 E-mail: alowe@acpm.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… Read more »

Six Stewardship Innovations and Bright Ideas At Leading Teaching Hospitals Named Winners in Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely Challenge

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… Read more »

You Probably Don’t Need These Five Tests or Treatments, Say Infectious Disease Experts

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 »

The AAO-HNSF Releases List of Common Tests and Treatments to Question as Part of the Choosing Wisely® Campaign

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… Read more »

American Academy of Nursing Announces Engagement in National Choosing Wisely® Campaign

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 »