As part of the Diving into Overuse in Hospitals campaign, the Ontario Hospital Association, in partnership with Choosing Wisely Canada and Health Quality Ontario, will be hosting a three-part webinar series to support hospitals that may be looking to start or advance their local Choosing Wisely efforts. These interactive webinars will give participants an opportunity Read More
Did you know that up to 30% of tests and treatments in many clinical areas are potentially unnecessary according to a 2017 report from the Canadian Institute of Health Information and Choosing Wisely Canada? Choosing Wisely Manitoba is a proud supporter of the Diving into Overuse in Hospitals campaign, led by Choosing Wisely Canada. Diving Read More
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
Under the leadership of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation and the Canadian Blood and Marrow Transplant Group, Choosing Wisely Canada has announced the release of 5 new recommendations of tests, treatments or procedures to question. This is the first joint recommendation list release with our Choosing Wisely colleagues in the US, an initiative of Read More
Its that time of year again to for Choosing Wisely Canada’s annual National Meeting. Every year we take this opportunity for clinicians, patients and system leaders to come together to discuss, engage, and network on topics related to reducing unnecessary tests, treatments, and procedures. Visit here for more information.