Health care systems should be optimistic that interventions designed to reduce unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures recommended by specialty societies as part of the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely campaign can produce meaningful results for their organizations, according to new research published in The Milbank Quarterly. “The Impact of Choosing Wisely Interventions on Low-value Medical… Read more »
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Trust in Healthcare Quinn SC, et alt. Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy in BIPOC Communities — Toward Trustworthiness, Partnership, and Reciprocity. NEJM. March 2021“A primary path toward trust and confidence is relationship building. In too many situations and circumstances, BIPOC communities are asked to ‘help us solve the problems in your community.’ Long-standing and reciprocal relationships between… Read more »
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), as part of the national Choosing Wisely® campaign, has developed a new list of medical tests, treatments and procedures that may be over-utilized and not necessary in many cases — this time focusing on pediatric surgery. Choosing Wisely, an evidence-based resource to avoid unnecessary care, provides recommendations about situations in which… Read more »
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a list of tests and procedures commonly used to treat rheumatologic diseases that should be questioned by patients and physicians to ensure they are evidence-based and necessary.
The American Academy of Pediatrics – Committee on Infectious Diseases and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society released recommendations to protect hospitalized children from the effects of antibiotic resistance.
The American Society for Clinical Pathology is recognizing several healthcare leaders for their commitment to the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely campaign.
The American Academy of Nursing announced five new Choosing Wisely recommendations concerning often routine treatment approaches that may not always be necessary or even in the best interest of patients.
In its continuing mission to help occupational therapy practitioners provide the highest quality care to clients, the American Occupational Therapy Association announces its recommendations for quality, evidence-based occupational therapy services.
Dheeraj Mahajan, MD, CMD, has been named a 2018 Choosing Wisely Champion by AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
The ABIM Foundation has received a third round of funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to continue efforts to promote the implementation of Choosing Wisely.
The ABIM Foundation is teaming up with the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions to expand Choosing Wisely throughout its network of business coalitions, representing more than 12,000 purchasers and 45 million Americans.
AAGL released a list of specific tests or procedures that are commonly ordered but not always necessary in Gynecologic Services as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation.
The ABIM Foundation released Choosing Wisely: A Special Report On The First Five Years to outline the many ways
The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) announced its partnership with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation to develop and implement effective approaches to engage patients and families in decisions about health services addressed in Choosing Wisely programs.
Expanded Recommendations Part of Choosing Wisely Campaign Chicago/Oct. 18, 2017—ASCP 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 new list of five targeted, evidence-based recommendations expands ASCP’s… Read more »