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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
Upcoming Webinars and Discussions Tuesday, July 16 at 4:00 PM ESTJoin us for the Choosing Wisely Learning Network webinar, “Right Question, Wrong Person.” Speakers Dr. Susan Perez and Beccah Rothschild will discuss the new “Facilitate Cost-of-Care Questions in Health Systems” toolkit and the survey research on which it is based. Watch a recording of this… Read more »
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.