A digital magazine exploring the overuse phenomenon and what people are doing about it.
CMPA article on improving patient safety and reducing risks through Choosing Wisely.
Q&A with Dr. Jean-Pierre Arseneau on reducing unnecessary blood tests in New Brunswick.
A caregiver struggles to cope with dangerous side effects of sedatives used to treat her father's dementia.
A caregiver to her elderly father struggles with the challenges of overmedication used to treat behavioural symptoms of dementia.
A feature article in the Atlantic / ProPublica by David Epstein on the epidemic of unnecessary and unhelpful treatment.
An opinion article in The BMJ by Dr. Wendy Levinson on why Choosing Wisely has had so much traction worldwide.
A report with examples of successful programs implemented by clinical leaders to address unnecessary care in hospitals, primary and long-term care settings.
Report finds that up to 30% of select medical tests, treatments and procedures in Canada are potentially unnecessary.
An overview of the 2017 Choosing Wisely Canada National Meeting held in Calgary, Alberta.
Q&A with Dr. Cleo Mavriplis and Tawnya Shimizu on reducing annual physical exams on asymptomatic adults.