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Choosing Wisely campaign launches today in the UK – 24th October

Choosing Wisely has officially launched in the UK. The initiate which was started originally in the US and Canada is now in the UK.

It was launched by The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges to promote conversations between doctors and patients. 70 more words


What is Choosing Wisely?

Choosing Wisely is an initiative of the ABIM Foundation that promotes patient-physician conversations about unnecessary medical tests and procedures.

It was introduced by The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges… 289 more words


Treatments doctors say you don't need

As part of my research into Choosing Wisely I have been looking into some treatments that doctors say we do not need. The advice, drawn up by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, features on a… 233 more words


New publication from Dr. Fleck in 'Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics'

An article from Center Professor Dr. Leonard Fleck was published in the July 2016 issue of Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, “a quarterly journal devoted to engaging a world community of bioethicists.” Dr. 181 more words


Godzilla and King Kong

A clashing of Titans is upon us and we Christians are struggling with what to do with all the potential outcomes? It is not even November yet, but the shadow is already darkening the doors of American. 1,596 more words


Linking Professionalism to the Implementation of Choosing Wisely

By Daniel Wolfson, MHSA and Anthony Suchman, MD

In the paper, Choosing Wisely®: A Case Study of Constructive Engagement in Health Policy, we describe how a constructive engagement approach to the Choosing Wisely campaign helped build strong partnerships with more than 70 specialty societies, Consumer Reports, and a bevy of consumer groups and other stakeholders with a shared goal of sparking conversations aimed at reducing waste and overuse in health care. 636 more words

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Looking At our Options

Looking at our options is so important today when we encounter problems in life.  Often times we only see one option and that option isn’t comfortable.   409 more words

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