Unnecessary Tests Strain Canada’s Already Stretched Health Care System
An opinion editorial on how reducing low-value care can help alleviate pressures on surgical backlogs.
Podcast: Low-Value Health Care in Canada
CIHI’s recent podcast with Dr. Wendy Levinson and Dr. Janet Reynolds explores the problem of overuse in Canadian health systems.
The Fight against Antimicrobial Resistance – A Collaborative Approach
This guest blog by Canada's CPHO discusses the collective approach needed in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. One of the ways to do so is to ensure we use antibiotics wisely.
Choosing Wisely for Patients, and the Planet
An aritcle on how reducing overuse avoids harm to patients and the planet.
Reducing Unnecessary Testing May Improve Access to Care
An opinion editorial in the Toronto Star on unnecessary pathology testing for hip and knee surgeries in Ontario hospitals.
Health Care System’s Carbon Footprint
An article featured in eDialogue magazine shares key highlights from Choosing Wisely Canada's keynote panel on tackling climate change.
What To Do When Your Childs Suffers a Concussion
An opinion editorial on the misconceptions about concussion care.
Shortage of Lab Supplies Plagues Many Canadian Hospitals
An opinion editorial on the issue of unnecessary laboratory testing and how hospitals are facing a severe shortage of vital blood tubes, syringes and collection needles.
Antimicrobial Resistance – The Time to Act Is Now
Guest Blog by Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer
The Pandemic Makes it Hard for a Kid to Have a Cold. But Antibiotics are Not the Answer
An opinion editorial on how there are no quick fixes for cold and flu symptoms and how antibiotics are not the answer.
New CADTH Podcast: In Conversation With Dr. Wendy Levinson
Suzanne McGurn, President and CEO of CADTH, is in conversation with Dr. Wendy Levinson, Chair of Choosing Wisely Canada.
Canadians and Advance Care Planning: Understanding the Barriers
An article by Advance Care Planning Canada with Dr. Sandy Buchman on the barriers to advance care planning conversations.