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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

Quality Improvement

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

Personal Mastery

More Choosing Wisely recommendations released today

Choosing Wisely Australia is an organisation that aims to improve the quality of healthcare provided to Australians by urging healthcare providers to reconsider tests, procedures or treatments where the evidence suggests no benefit or may lead to harm in some cases. 424 more words

AMS Strategy

Why wait?

So the big question I’ve been asked is “why wait until March 14 to start?”

Well… technically I’m not waiting… I’ve been doing daily exercise, and slowly tweaking our diet to smaller portions and healthier choices for some time now. 51 more words

Fitgirls

What Your Children Really Want for Dinner is You

The number of those who report that their “whole family usually eats dinner together” has declined 33 percent. This is most concerning because the time a family spends together “eating meals at home the strongest predictor of children’s academic achievement and psychological adjustment.” Family mealtimes have also been shown to be a strong bulwark against children’s smoking, drinking, or using drugs. 

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A Home.....

Marching Out Boldly

Decades ago, I found myself in a very oppressive job.  I had been brought in to develop a marriage and family ministry in the church.  I had been in a similar position in a church in New England and wanted to move closer to my roots in Colorado.   598 more words

God Relationship

Choosing the best

This year will mark my 20th year in Estate Agency since my first estate agency job at the age of 16. Starting out as an office junior, it wasn’t long before I started my first viewings and from then on I was hooked. 988 more words