American Geriatrics Society

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The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is pleased to be participating in the Choosing Wisely® campaign. The campaign complements AGS efforts to improve the quality and safety of health care through initiatives focused on quality measures, clinician competency and guidance for clinicians in other specialties. Founded in 1945, AGS is the leading not-for-profit organization representing over 6,000 health professionals devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people. The Society is committed to providing guidance that will help individual clinicians to provide the highest quality care to older adults. The Society pursues its mission through a variety of activities, including development of evidence-based guidelines, educating clinicians and the public, and advancing public policy that supports high-quality, patient-centered health care.