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.
From the University of Manitoba, Andrea Kulyk shares her experience as a medical student with Choosing Wisely and resource stewardship with the Canadian Association for Medical Education. Check our her blog post here!
Manitoba Physicians are Choosing Wisely Dr. Christine Polimeni, MD, CCFP – Family Physician and Vice Dean Continuing Competency and Assessment- University of Manitoba Choosing Wisely is important for the sustainability of health services, not just for my patients, but for all Manitobans. We only have so many resources and I want to ensure we’re allocating Read More
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