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August 2020 Learning Network Resources

Tuesday, September 15, @ 4:00 PM EST Please join us for a webinar on Delaware’s statewide Choosing Wisely inspired advanced illness collaboration with speaker Dr. Rob Dressler, quality and safety officer at Christiana Care. Register in advance for this meeting.   Blogs, Issue Briefs, Opinion Pieces and More… Pediatric Advanced Imaging: When Is Less More?… Read more »

July 2020 Learning Network Resources

Tuesday, July 28th at 4:00PM EST Join usfor a webinar on our latest tool. Dr. Lisa Letourneau and Kelly Rand will share a look at our patient engagement toolkit, discuss the research behind it and provide a few examples on how to apply the tools to COVID-19. Watch. Blogs, Issue Briefs, Opinion Pieces and More…… Read more »

June 2020 Learning Network Resources

Blogs, Issue Briefs, Opinion Pieces and More… Study Examines Whether Blood Test Can Identify Early Cancers. National Cancer Institute. June 2020“In the first study of its kind, a blood test combined with imaging tests detected tumors—some at an early stage—in women without a history of cancer or any symptoms. The blood test identified breast, lung,… Read more »

April 2020 Learning Network Resources

Blogs, Issue Briefs, Opinion Pieces and More… “What worries you most?’ Survey examines patients’ biggest health care worries.” Lown Institute. February 2020 “Fewer patients–but still a significant amount–expressed worries about health care quality: being overtreated, misdiagnosed, or getting an infection while in the hospital. Between 25-30% of patients were ‘very worried’ about these quality issues…. Read more »

February 2020 Learning Network Resources

Tuesday, March 17th at 4:00PM ESTJoin us for our March webinar where speaker Dr. Howard Beckman, Clinical Professor and Gerontologist from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, will discuss providing clinician feedback, specifically having difficult conversations with clinicians on variation in practice. Watch a recording of this Webinar. National Sleep Awareness WeekMarch 1st… Read more »

January 2020 Learning Network Resources

Tuesday, February 18th at 4:00PM ESTJoin us for our February webinar where speaker Beth Bortz, President and CEO for Virginia Center for Health Innovation, will discuss Smarter Care Virginia, a statewide collaborative to reduce low-value care. Watch a recording of the Webinar. Blogs, Issue Briefs, Opinion Pieces and More… What Is The Status Of Research… Read more »

December 2019 Learning Network Resources

Upcoming Webinars and Discussions Tuesday, January 21st at 4:00PM ESTPlease join us for our webinar on the High Value Care Culture Survey with Dr. Reshma Gupta, Executive Medical Director of Population Health and Value at University of California Davis. Watch a recording of the webinar. Blogs, Issue Briefs, Opinion Pieces and More… ASH acknowledges three Choosing… Read more »

November 2019 Learning Network Resources

Upcoming Webinars and Discussions Tuesday, January 21st at 4:00PM ESTWe’ll be skipping our monthly webinar in December, but please join us for our webinar on the High Value Care Culture Survey with Dr. Reshma Gupta, Executive Medical Director of Population Health and Value at University of California Davis. Watch a recording of the webinar. New Resources… Read more »

Choosing Wisely: When to Question Tests, Procedures or Treatment for Pediatric Surgery

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 »

October 2019 Learning Network Resources

Upcoming Webinars and Discussions Tuesday, November 19 at 4:00PM EST Join our Choosing Wisely Learning Network webinar for a discussion of opioid education and outreach with speaker Stevie Sy, Pharm D from Mountain Pacific Quality Health. Watch a recording of this webinar. New Resources Communicating About Overuse with Vulnerable Populations  Blogs, Issue Briefs, Opinion Pieces and More…… Read more »

September 2019 Learning Network Resources

Upcoming Webinars and Discussions Tuesday, October 15 at 4:00PM EST Join us for the Choosing Wisely Learning Network webinar series, “Supporting Clinical Decision Making,” with speaker Tim Hannon from Healthcare Forward. Watch a recording of the webinar. Blogs, Issue Briefs, Opinion Pieces and More… Technology gives labs a hand with utilization management. Labpulse. September 2019 “Lab testing is notoriously prone to… Read more »

August 2019 Learning Network Resources

Upcoming Webinars and Discussions Tuesday, September 17 at 4:00PM EST Join us for the Choosing Wisely Learning Network webinar series, “What Patients Want: A Case Study and Implementation Ideas,” with speakers Kristen Jenks and Randi Oster from Help Me Health. Engaging patients in care decisions is enhanced if all healthcare professionals have a robust understanding of what… Read more »

July 2019 Learning Network Resources

Upcoming Webinars and Discussions Tuesday, August 20 at 4:00 PM ESTJoin us for the Choosing Wisely Learning Network webinar, “Promoting value based health care education through STARS and UNITE” with speaker Dr. Christopher Moriates from UT Austin’s Dell Medical School. Watch a recording of this Webinar. Blogs, Issue Briefs, Opinion Pieces and More… Can Some… Read more »