Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely is a national campaign to help clinicians and patients engage in conversations about unnecessary tests and treatments, and make smart and effective care choices.

 

 

 

 

News and Resources

Choosing Wisely Recommendations and Resources, by Speciality

Click here to access the list of tests and treatments commonly used that are not supported by evidence, and/or could expose patients to unnecessary harm, as developed by Canadian national societies representing a broad spectrum of clinicians.

Study finds family doctors responsible for ordering nearly 40 per cent of all low-value screening tests in the province

A recent study conducted by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Women’s College Hospital (WCH) found that out of the 2,394 primary care physicians included in the study, 18.4 per cent (441 of 2,394) ordered 39.2 per cent of all low-value screening tests in the province