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January 2021 Learning Network Resources

February 16th @ 4PM EST Join us for a webinar on “The Evolving Role of Community Health Workers as Trusted Messengers” with speaker Denise Smith from the National Association of Community Health Workers.Register here. Trust in Healthcare Still Happening: Pelvic Exams on Anesthetized Patients. Why? Medscape. January 2021 “The practice of medical students giving unconsented… Read more »

December 2020 Learning Network Resources

Tuesday, January 19th @ 4PM EST Please join us for a webinar on Building a Better Health Care System Post-COVID with Corinna Sorenson, PhD from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. Register here. Trust In Healthcare Using Mistrust, Distrust, and Low Trust Precisely in Medical Care and Medical Research Advances Health Equity. American Journal of… Read more »

November 2020 Learning Network Resources

Tuesday, December 15th @ 4PM EST Join us for a webinar on the Intersection of Trust and Choosing Wisely with speakers Richard Baron, MD, President, CEO, American Board of Internal Medicine, and Daniel Wolfson, VP, COO, American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation. Register here. Blogs, Issue Briefs, Opinion Pieces and More… More than a third… Read more »

Why Build Trust? – Learning Network Evolution

Dear Choosing Wisely Learning Network members: Over the past two years, the ABIM Foundation’s focus has evolved to include issues of trust in health care and how trust contributes to better health care outcomes, increased patient satisfaction, and greater physician well-being. Following the Foundation’s lead, the Learning Network will also evolve its focus from Choosing… Read more »

October 2020 Learning Network Resources

Tuesday, November 17 @ 4PM EST Please join us for a webinar with Andrew Whitman, Pharm.D., Clinical Pharmacist in Oncology/Palliative Care at University of Virginia Health System. Register here.   Blogs, Issue Briefs, Opinion Pieces and More… Berwick D. Choosing Wisely International Keynote Presentation. October 2020 (Link expires November 12)   “You need this drug,”… Read more »

September 2020 Learning Network Resources

Blogs, Issue Briefs, Opinion Pieces and More… Building A Better Health Care System Post-Covid-19: Steps for Reducing Low-Value and Wasteful Care. NEJM Catalyst. August 2020“The range of actions we outline herein are certainly not exhaustive, but represent critical steps that a range of stakeholders can take in the coming months. Now more than ever, we… Read more »

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 »