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2018 Value Challenge Winners Announced

Winners of the 2018 Value Challenge, a national search aimed at recognizing the most promising ideas to improve the safety, experience and affordability of American health care.

ABIM Foundation Joins Effort to Improve Accuracy, Timeliness of Diagnosis

The ABIM Foundation has joined a coalition of more than 40 healthcare and patient advocacy organizations to launch a targeted effort to improve the quality of medical diagnosis.

ABIM Foundation Announces New Officers and Trustee

The ABIM Foundation announces the appointment of David L. Coleman, MD, to its Board of Trustees, as well as the election of Christine A. Sinsky, MD, as Chair. Elizabeth A. McGlynn, PhD, becomes immediate Past Chair. The Board also elected Jackie Judd as Vice Chair and David B. Reuben, MD, as Secretary-Treasurer.

New Grant Will Continue Spread of Choosing Wisely

The ABIM Foundation has received a third round of funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to continue efforts to promote the implementation of Choosing Wisely.

ABIM Foundation Recognizes Medical Professionalism Articles Addressing Trust, Transparency and Physician Training

The ABIM Foundation has awarded the John A. Benson Jr., MD Professionalism Article Prize to four scholarly articles that explore opportunities to improve healthcare quality at all levels.

ABIM Foundation, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions Announce Partnership

ABIM Foundation has teamed up with the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions to expand Choosing Wisely throughout the Alliance's network of business coalitions, which represents more than 12,000 purchasers and 45 million Americans.

Choosing Wisely: A Special Report On The First Five Years

The ABIM Foundation released Choosing Wisely: A Special Report On The First Five Years to outline the many ways Choosing Wisely® is inspiring conversations, projects and collaborations to reduce overuse in health care

The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative and ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® Announce Partnership

The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) announced its partnership with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation to develop and implement effective approaches to engage patients and families in decisions about health services addressed in Choosing Wisely programs.

New STARS community of medical students will focus on Choosing Wisely and health care value

The ABIM Foundation and the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation will support a new initiative by the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin to identify and coach 50 student leaders from across the country with the goal of changing the way medical schools address unnecessary care.

AcademyHealth and ABIM Foundation Continue Partnership to Expand Research Community Committed to Reducing Low-Value Care

AcademyHealth and the ABIM Foundation are expanding conversations about health care value through the continuation of the Research Community on Low-Value Care.