Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Choosing Wisely:

The Choosing Wisely program is focused on avoiding wasteful or unnecessary medical test, treatments and procedures.   Started by the ABIM Foundation, and now including 70 partner medical societies (including the AAFP), Consumer Reports, AARP and other consumer oriented groups.  Each medical society in the program maintains lists for Clinicians of practices to be questioned.  The program also maintains lists for patients of good patient friendly resources from the specialty societies and Consumer Reports.

You can search the Clinician lists at: http://www.choosingwisely.org/clinician-lists/

You can find the 15 AAFP Recommendations here.

You can find all 5 recommendations from the American College of Cardiology here.

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