The Max Rady College of Medicine is Looking for Participants to Join a Patient Advisory Group

Call For Participants – Patient Advisory Group Used wisely, medical tests, treatments and procedures help physicians diagnose and treat their patients. When overused, unnecessary tests and procedures can cause stress that makes patients feel worse or even expose them to additional harms. Smart use of medical interventions and exams impacts us all – even when Read More

Grand Rounds: Drop the Pre-op — Choosing Wisely to Reduce Unnecessary Preoperative Testing in Manitoba

Description Most preoperative lab tests for minor surgery are unnecessary, inefficient and potentially harmful. Join us to learn about the strategies used to implement revised preoperative diagnostic testing guidelines in Manitoba. With broad stakeholder engagement, the George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation in partnership with Choosing Wisely Manitoba achieved a 38% reduction in preoperative Read More

Join Us for Café Scientifique featuring Clinical Sponsor Dr. Eric Bohm and Choosing Wisely!

While medical testing is often a useful tool for diagnosis, it is sometimes harmful and can expose patients to invasive further testing, unnecessary treatment and unwarranted stress. Research efforts are being made in collaboration with Choosing Wisely Manitoba to ensure that testing provides consistent benefit to patients. Join our experts to learn about the issues Read More