Choosing Wisely Canada is the national voice for reducing unnecessary tests and treatments in health care.
Time to Talk: Encouraging Serious Illness Conversations
Navigating serious or progressive chronic illness is stressful for patients and their loved ones. For clinicians and patients, this is a crucial time to talk.
Choosing Wisely Canada encourages conversations between clinicians and patients with serious or progressive illnesses. Taking the time to talk can help to avoid potentially harmful or overly aggressive tests and treatments that may not align with a patient’s goals and wishes.
Using Health Care Resources Wisely in the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed enormous pressures on the capacity of health care systems and providers to continue to deliver care. In these challenging times, stewardship of limited resources is critical.
Choosing Wisely Canada has developed tools and resources that can help support efforts to use health care resources wisely given the urgent care needs and constraints related to COVID-19.