A digital magazine exploring the unnecessary care phenomenon and what people are doing about it.
Report finds that up to 30% of select medical tests, treatments and procedures in Canada are potentially unnecessary.
Op-ed on unnecessary tests and procedures in labour, delivery and women’s gynecological care that offer no value to patients, and may potentially cause harm.
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) identifies 10 things to question in obstetrics and gynaecology.
CBC Sunday Edition with Michael Enright discusses the risks associated with overtreatment and overdiagnosis.
A feature article in Toronto life by Darryl Gebien, an ER doctor with a perfect life, until he got hooked on fentanyl and lost it all.
A patient story highlighting the benefits of yoga for older adults in treating insomnia and anxiety.
Years after being on long-term antibiotics for her acne, a patient regrets not having a conversation with her doctor earlier.
A patient was told she had thyroid cancer, only find out the diagnosis that led to the removal of her thyroid should not have been called cancer at all.
CMPA article on improving patient safety and reducing risks through Choosing Wisely.
A toolkit for appropriate use of urinary catheters in hospitals. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre reduced inappropriate catheterization by 50% using the approach in this toolkit.
A toolkit for reducing unnecessary red blood cell transfusions in hospitals. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Lakeridge Health in Ontario reduced transfusion rates by 31% using the approach in this toolkit