Choosing Wisely Northwest Territories (CWNT) launched in February 2018 is led by the Northwest Territories (NT) Health and Social Services Authority and works collaboratively with the NT Department of Health and Social Services

The current areas of focus for CWNT are:

  • Appropriate antibiotic use
  • Appropriate use of diagnostic imaging for low back pain
  • Appropriate use of lab testing (i.e. ESR+CRP, HbA1c+FPG, progressive testing for thyroid)

Among the change strategies being implemented are:

  • Physician education
  • Patient education
  • Audit and feedback
  • Process changes

To get involved, contact: