CWC goes mobile

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.

Choosing Wisely in the literature

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.

Implementation at North York General Hospital

North York General Hospital’s VP, Medical and Academic Affairs, and Director, Strategy and Diagnostics, describe their approach to implementation of the Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations and patient and family engagement.

Introducing the Early Adopters Collaborative

With 102 physician recommendations and 25 patient education pamphlets released to date, our focus is beginning to shift to implementation. In an effort to bring together health care delivery systems from across the country who have initiated grassroots projects focused on implementing the physician recommendations, we have introduced the Early Adopters Collaborative.

61 new recommendations

In case you missed it, a second Wave of Choosing Wisely Canada launched successfully on October 29, 2014, with the release of 61 new physician recommendations and 15 new patient pamphlets.