American College of Surgeons and Commission on Cancer Release Lists of Commonly Used Tests and Treatments for Patients to Discuss With Their Surgeons

CHICAGO, IL (September 4, 2013):  The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and Commission on Cancer (CoC) today released separate lists of specific tests or procedures that are commonly ordered but not always necessary in surgery and surgical oncology as part of the Choosing Wisely® campaign, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation. The list from each… Read more »

Choosing Wisely Partners’ Announcement

The ABIM Foundation has joined with Consumer Reports and nine leading medical specialty societies to develop evidence-based lists of tests and procedures for patients and physicians to question as part of Choosing Wisely.

Choosing Wisely Announcement

The ABIM Foundation announces Choosing Wisely, a new effort aimed at increasing physicians’ awareness of their role as stewards of America’s health care resources and providing them with tools they can use to improve quality and reduce unnecessary spending.