Wanda Odom, Director of Communications
May 1, 2014
Nearly three out of four U.S. physicians say the frequency with which doctors order unnecessary medical tests and procedures is a serious problem for America’s health care system.
January 8, 2014
To date, 60 societies and 16 consumer groups have joined the Choosing Wisely effort.
December 17, 2013
The ABIM Foundation announces new education modules, developed by Drexel University College of Medicine and nine medical specialty societies, to help physicians engage their patients in conversations about tests and procedures to question.
October 16, 2013
Today Costs of Care and the ABIM Foundation recognized six innovative projects developed by medical educators to promote high-value care by reducing waste and overuse in health care.
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.