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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.

New ABIM Foundation Grantees Will Focus on Reducing Overuse of Tests and Treatments Identified by Choosing Wisely Campaign

Health care organizations will focus on measurable reductions in antibiotic use and unnecessary testing, such as imaging. Second set of Choosing Wisely grantees funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Philadelphia, PA – The ABIM Foundation today announced the selection of seven initiatives that will focus on reducing the use of tests and treatments that… Read more »

American Urological Association Identifies Second List Of Commonly Used Tests And Treatments To Question

Initiative encourages shared decision-making between urologists and patients LINTHICUM, MD, June 11, 2015– The American Urological Association (AUA) today released a new list of recommendations regarding specific tests or treatments that are commonly ordered but not always necessary in urology, or urologic management that could be improved,  as part of the Choosing Wisely® campaign, an… Read more »