How Small Changes Make a Big Difference: Alberta & Manitoba Vitamin D Testing Case Studies

Add to Calendar 2017-10-5 12:00:00 2017-10-5 13:00:00 America/Toronto How Small Changes Make a Big Difference: Alberta & Manitoba Vitamin D Testing Case Studies For October's webinar tune in to hear from Dr. Christopher Naugler, Choosing Wisely Alberta, and Ms. Sarah Kirby, Choosing Wisely Manitoba, about how their respective provinces saw 91.4% and 86% reductions in vitamin D testing, as well as how the strategies they used might be applied to other types of routine testing. Event Link: https://choosingwiselycanada.adobeconnect.com/rbxsradx6mzj/ Details in event descripton info@choosingwiselycanada.org

Routine laboratory testing is a significant area of overuse in Canadian healthcare. For example, Choosing Wisely Canada recommends against vitamin D testing among low-risk individuals or as a population-based screening strategy. Tune in Thursday October 5th at 12pm ET to learn how Alberta and Manitoba saw 91.4% and 86% reductions in vitamin D testing, respectively and how the strategies they used might be applicable to other types of laboratory testing. Participants will learn about the simple strategies used in each province, as well as the barriers and facilitators to achieving the observed changes.

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