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.
April 25, 2017
The winners of the 2016 John. A. Benson Jr., MD Professionalism Article Prize were announced on April 25, and for the seventh year in a row I am pleased to see such high-quality pieces exploring professional behaviors and values as they apply to present-day health care.
April 10, 2017
Asking “so what” as we look at the laundry list of what we have achieved with Choosing Wisely reminds us that we cannot afford to rest on our laurels; this fifth anniversary is merely a start to the work left to be done.
March 13, 2017
At the ABIM Foundation, we’ve long thought of patient safety through the lens of professionalism.
November 30, 2016
Work at the Virginia Center for Health Innovation around Choosing Wisely is embracing the goals of the campaign, physician engagement and partnership with consumers and employers, instead of just focusing on cost reduction.
October 24, 2016
The Choosing Wisely campaign was designed to engage physicians, clinicians and patients in a conversation that would increase awareness of wasteful tests and procedures. Empowering both physicians and patients in leadership roles is what is powerful and almost magical about the campaign.
September 8, 2016
How much deeper could we have gone to “co-create” Choosing Wisely?
July 19, 2016
Imagine five special leaders in the quality and safety movement–a dream team, if you will–together on a single stage discussing the legendary professor and quality improvement pioneer, Avedis Donabedian.
May 11, 2016
All journeys take detours and I am very glad this one took me to Detroit to visit the Greater Detroit Area Health Council (GDAHC) and their partners.