Choosing Wisely Canada is a campaign to help physicians and patients
engage in conversations about unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures.

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Capital Health Halifax: Choosing Wisely Canada and the Appropriateness of Healthcare

Capital Health Nova Scotia has put together a series of 3 short videos about Choosing Wisely:

More Medicine is Not Always Better Medicine

Having the Conversation with Patients

The Best Care Starts with a Good Conversation

These videos highlight the importance of appropriateness of care, and for physicians and patients to remember ‘more care isn’t always better’. Thank you Capital Health Nova Scotia for putting these together and emphasizing the importance of Choosing Wisely Canada!

 

Choosing Wisely International: The AMRC Champions Choosing Wisely Initiatives in the UK

Protecting Resources and Promoting Value: A Doctor’s Guide to Cutting Waste in Clinical Care is a report produced by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AMRC) to emphasize the importance of delivering high value care in the UK.

The NHS is at a critical point in its development and delivery of healthcare. By championing Choosing Wisely initiatives in its future deliverance of healthcare, the AMRC hopes to promote dialogue about unnecessary tests, treatments, and procedures between patients and physicians optimizing healthcare in the UK.

Please read Protecting Resources and Promoting Value: A Doctor’s Guide to Cutting Waste in Clinical Care to find out more about the AMRC championing Choosing Wisely and the potential future of healthcare in the UK.

Also visit the AMRC’s website to read Dame Sue Bailey’s statement on the importance of implementing Choosing Wisely principles in the UK!

 

CWC goes mobile

We are pleased to announce the release of a Choosing Wisely Canada mobile app, available on Android and Apple platforms. The strength of this bilingual app is its searchability. All recommendations and patient pamphlets have been categorized by keywords for ease of use and efficiency. Visit the Google Play or Apple App store to download the CWC app today.

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