The ABIM Foundation
Advancing medical professionalism to improve health care
Letter From The Foundation
Latest thoughts from the EVP and COO
Is there a more authentic physician than one who gives their patient the right care they need, one that eliminates unnecessary services, without the need for financial rewards?...”
Profiles in Professionalism
Stories of professionalism in practice
Part of professionalism is to be good stewards of public resources and recognizing that we have a responsibility to deal with this issue of rising health care costs...”
-Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
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January 25, 2018
In health care, large shifts in quality have often depended on trustful relationships among health care stakeholders.
December 14, 2017
Over the last five years, the ABIM Foundation has learned valuable lessons from our experience engaging dozens of health systems, physician practices, and medical education and training programs with the Choosing Wisely® campaign. We believe many of lessons learned can help inform the model of change that CMMI is seeking.
October 30, 2017
Choosing Wisely appealed to the professionalism of physicians and other clinicians as articulated in the Physician Charter on Medical Professionalism, which included a commitment to manage health care resources.
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@mduanemd @lowninstitute @ShannonBrownlee @kennylinafp @pjonwhite @AHRQNews @aafpprez @aafp @FMEC_ Per @SHEA_Epi #ChoosingWisely reco - "Don’t perform urinalysis, urine culture, blood culture or C. difficile testing unless patients have signs or symptoms of infection. Tests can be falsely positive leading to over diagnosis and overtreatment." https://t.co/DzsWQOaBIH
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