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 »
Arlington, VA – The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) today released a list of five tests and procedures commonly ordered but not always necessary in chiropractic care. The list is part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation and Consumer Reports®, which encourages conversations between patients and their clinicians about what care… Read more »
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists released five recommendations to facilitate optimal medication use for patients in acute and ambulatory care settings as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign.
The American Urological Association (AUA) released a new list of recommendations regarding specific tests or treatments that are commonly ordered but not always necessary in urology, or urologic management that could be improved.
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will recognize three Choosing Wisely Champions at its 58th annual meeting December 3-6 in San Diego.
The American Urological Association today recognized Dr. Danil Makarov as well as the team of Drs. Mitchell Humphreys, Peter Black and Ithaar Derweesh as “Choosing Wisely Champions.”
The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) presented its 2016 ASCP Patients’ Advocate Award to the ABIM Foundation for its leadership in advancing a national dialogue on avoiding wasteful or unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures through its Choosing Wisely® campaign.
The new list of five targeted, evidence-based recommendations expands ASCP’s existing list to 15 recommendations and is designed to support conversations between patients and physicians about what care is really necessary.
The American Dental Association announced today that it has become the first dental organization to join the Choosing Wisely campaign.
The Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) released a list of specific tests or procedures that are commonly ordered but not always necessary in surgical oncology.
The American Society of Breast Surgeons today released a list of specific tests or procedures that clinicians and patients should question as part of Choosing Wisely.
The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, a member of the American Academy of Nursing’s Choosing Wisely Task Force, has identified treatment approaches that may not always be necessary or in the best interests of women and newborns.
Pharmacist Group to Help Promote Patient-Clinician Conversations About Unnecessary Treatments BETHESDA, MD — ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) today announced its partnership with the ABIM Foundation on the Choosing Wisely® campaign, an initiative to reduce waste in the healthcare system and avoid risks associated with unnecessary treatment. ASHP is the first pharmacy organization to participate… Read more »
AcademyHealth and the ABIM Foundation announced a new partnership aimed at reducing low-value health care, and the creation of a learning community of researchers and other stakeholders to accelerate the development and implementation of timely and relevant research in this area.
The Choosing Wisely Champions program is a national initiative to help recognize clinicians who are leading efforts to reduce overuse and waste in medicine.