Erin Frantz, Communications Specialist
More Than 30 Specialty Societies to Release New Choosing Wisely Lists Of Tests or Treatments to Question
August 14, 2013
The new lists continue the Choosing Wisely campaign, which brings together national physician groups to develop evidence-based lists of five tests and procedures that may be overused in their specific field.
July 29, 2013
To begin educating physicians and reduce wasteful practices, the Teaching Value Project, an initiative of Costs of Care and funded by the ABIM Foundation, brought together a multidisciplinary group of medical educators and health economists to create a series of Web-based video modules that illustrate core principles of resource stewardship.
July 1, 2013
The ABIM Foundation announces the appointments of three new members to its Board of Trustees, John G. Harold, MD, David H. Johnson, MD and Christine A. Sinsky, MD, effective July 1, 2013.
May 20, 2013
Citing lower payments, frustrating models of practice and long hours of clerical work that doesn’t utilize their training, fewer aspiring physicians are choosing to focus in primary care, threatening the quality of care patients receive.
May 7, 2013
The ABIM Foundation today recognized three seminal articles in medical professionalism with the Professionalism Article Prize.
April 22, 2013
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and ABIM Foundation President & CEO Christine K. Cassel, MD, and Chair of the Board Robert M. Wachter, MD, have been named among Modern Healthcare’s most influential physician executives for 2013.
April 10, 2013
Costs of Care and the ABIM Foundation have launched the Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely Competition to identify the most promising innovations and bright ideas that can be successfully implemented on a larger scale.
21 Organizations to Engage Physicians and Patients in Conversations on Overuse of Medical Tests and Procedures
March 21, 2013
The ABIM Foundation has awarded funding to 21 state medical societies, specialty societies and regional health collaboratives to help physicians and patients engage in conversations aimed at reducing unnecessary tests and procedures.
February 21, 2013
Seventeen leading medical specialty societies have identified specific tests, procedures or medication therapies they say are commonly ordered, but which are not always necessary—and could cause undue harm.
ABIM Foundation Announces Grant to Drexel University College of Medicine to Enhance Physician–Patient Communication
July 10, 2012
The ABIM Foundation recently awarded a grant of $50,000 to the Drexel University College of Medicine to develop a set of interactive instructional modules to enhance physician and patient communication.