Choosing Wisely Canada is the national voice for reducing unnecessary tests and treatments in health care.
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.Learn More
Join us May 12-13, 2021 for Choosing Wisely Canada’s National Meeting in collaboration with the Canadian Medical Association. This two-day virtual event will bring together health professionals, patients, system leaders, and researchers from across the country to discuss and engage in topics related to overuse in health care.Event Page
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.Learn More
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