Soapbox is Donaghue’s blog. We view Soapbox as a place for the Foundation and its grantees, advisers and colleagues to step up on the soapbox to express views and share knowledge related to healthcare innovation, medical research and education, and the challenges of putting evidence to action to improve health.
March 13, 2020
Choosing Wisely® Proposes “Less” and “More” – Reducing Low-Value Care While Increasing Health Equity
Through ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely campaign, we’ve focused on helping clinicians and patients have better conversations about the overuse of tests and treatments and to support clinician efforts to help patients make smart, effective choices. Overuse, or care that has a greater potential for harm than benefit, is widespread in American medicine, with severe effects on both quality of care and health care costs.