Avoiding CT scans for mild head injury and avoiding psychostimulants for preschool children with ADHD top the list of new recommendations released by Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) today.
On June 2 at 10:00am EDT, 49 new Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations will be released by 10 specialty societies.
A big thank you to Dr. Sam Campbell, Chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Charles V. Keating Emergency & Trauma, for bringing this article to our attention and DoctorsNS for providing us with a copy for the website. Some Patients Will Surprise You: Risks and Benefits Support Informed Decision-Making is a commentary piece from the […]
Choosing Wisely Canada is pleased to announce the release of its new Brand Book!
Choosing Wisely Canada is proud to announce its first ever digital book ‘Focus on Choosing Wisely Canada’ through the CMAJ. This book includes Choosing Wisely Canada articles such as Choosing Wisely Canada: conversations about low-value care, applicable practice examples, quizzes, links to the CMA accredited course Confronting Unnecessary Care, and more.
Under the leadership of Dr. Sam Shortt, Vice-Chair, Choosing Wisely Canada, an accredited online module entitled, Confronting Unnecessary Care: Choosing Wisely Canada, has been released.
Check out these videos put together by Capital Health Nova Scotia! Physicians share their thoughts on the concepts of Choosing Wisely Canada and best healthcare practices in ‘Having a Health Conversation: Hear what Physicians Have to Say’.
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in the UK is championing Choosing Wisely principles to emphasize to physicians and the importance of high value medical care and the optimization of national resources.
Browsing our recommendations and patient materials just got a whole lot easier. We are pleased to announce the release of a Choosing Wisely Canada mobile app, available on Android and Apple platforms.
We are pleased to share a list of important articles published on the topics of overuse in the health care system and the Choosing Wisely movement in the second half of 2014.