Dr. Wendy Levinson Shares Why Healthy Conversations are Critical to Patient Care

The Chairwoman of Choosing Wisely Canada shares information on the consequences of unnecessary imaging and the side effects of unnecessary medications in a Windsor Star article – Dr. Wendy Levinson: Canadians have over a million unnecessary health tests, treatments and procedures each year

Celebrating our local CWMB Champions

The May issue of the Canadian Family Physician Journal features local Choosing Wisely champion Dr. Alex Singer and his commitment to resource stewardship within his family practice and teaching.

Choosing Wisely MB featured on CTV News

If you missed the April 27 6:00 broadcast, please watch the clip starting at 07:08 to learn more about our local initiative to Choose Wisely in health care.

Choosing Wisely Manitoba at #MBASA2017

Choosing Wisely Manitoba is looking forward to engaging with Manitoba family physicians at this year’s Manitoba College of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly. We are highlighting three championed initiatives and our recent achievements with Vitamin D, Tissues for Disposal and Preoperative Testing. Stop by our booth to tell us how you are choosing wisely in your practice! Dr. Alex Singer is helping to teach new family doctors how to be good stewards of the system. Learn more about the Manitoba Primary Care Research Network at cpcssn.ca

Choosing Wisely Manitoba Now on Twitter

Choosing Wisely Manitoba has wings! Follow us on Twitter @ChooseWiselyMB

CWM Part of Energizing National Meeting

CWC National Meeting

Members of Choosing Wisely Manitoba were among the more than 300 stakeholders attending the Choosing Wisely Canada National Meeting at the end of February. Attendees included clinicians, patient representatives, leaders from national organizations, as well as provincial and territorial Choosing Wisely campaigns. Visit Choosing Wisely Canada to learn more about the more than 80 abstracts presented.

CWM Represented at CWC National Meeting

Choosing Wisely Manitoba is represented at the national meeting in Calgary February 27 with four presentations highlighting Manitoba’s unique projects and approaches to promote the  appropriate use of health care resources. Read two of our abstracts: Incorporation of Resource Stewardship in Medical Curriculum      Pathology Tissues for Disposal

What’s in TKA & THA

Under the framework of Choosing Wisely Manitoba, Diagnostic Services Manitoba undertook a project to reduce pathology testing from total hip and knee arthroplasty Read More

Choosing Wisely Change Makers

Read more about the success Manitoba has had with Choosing Wisely initiatives in a feature article by Choosing Wisely Canada – The Manitoba Advantage and Choosing Wisely

New Choosing Wisely Routine Preoperative Lab Test Guidelines