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U.S. Physician Groups Identify Commonly Used Tests or Procedures They Say Are Often Not Necessary

Nine leading physician specialty societies have identified specific tests or procedures that they say are commonly used but not always necessary in their respective fields.

ABIM Foundation Grantee’s “Teaching Value” Project Will Help Reduce Medical Expenses

Costs of Care, a nonprofit that helps caregivers deflate medical bills and provide high value care, is launching a multiyear project aimed at teaching clinicians core principles of cost-conscious care delivery.

ABIM Foundation announces the Choosing Wisely campaign

The ABIM Foundation has joined with nine leading medical specialty societies to develop evidence-based lists of tests and procedures for patients and physicians to question as part of Choosing Wisely™.

New ABIM Foundation Grants Address Issues of Resource Use in Health Care System

The ABIM Foundation, in partnership with the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, has awarded five grants to a diverse group of health care organizations for projects to advance professionalism among practicing physicians as part of its Putting the Charter into Practice initiative.

ABIM Foundation Announces Best Articles in Medical Professionalism

Three articles showcasing the role of medical professionalism in improving health care have been named the winners of the ABIM Foundation Professionalism Article Prize.

ABIM Foundation Announces New Board of Trustees Members

The ABIM Foundation announces two new members to its Board of Trustees, Mary D. Naylor, PhD, RN, and Catherine R. Lucey, MD, effective July 1, 2011.

Health Educators, Foundations Announce Competencies and Action Strategies for Interprofessional Education

Two new reports released today by six national health professions associations and three private foundations recommend new competencies for interprofessional education in the health professions, and action strategies to implement them in institutions across the country.

Renewing Professionalism: Practicing Wise Stewardship of Resources

The ABIM Foundation's video series, “Renewing Professionalism: A Challenge to the Health Care Community” documents a discussion among a group of nationally known physician leaders, educators, payers, policy opinion leaders and patient advocates.

New Study Finds Health Care Organizations Share a Common Strategy to Advance Medical Professionalism

Researchers from American Board of Internal Medicine and ABIM Foundation interviewed leaders from 30 health care organizations across the country to better understand how they advance professional behaviors amongst physicians.

ABIM Foundation Announces New Effort to Promote Wise Use of Resources Among Patients and Physicians

The ABIM Foundation announced a new effort today aimed at increasing physicians’ awareness of their role as stewards of America’s health care resources and providing them with tools they can use to improve quality and reduce unnecessary spending.