2 Actions to Reduce Potentially Unnecessary Medical Practices

The laudable work of Choosing Wisely in raising awareness of potentially unnecessary medical practice can make more of an impact with further action, according to a commentary in the Learning Health System Commentary Series of the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care.

Choosing Wisely is a group of more than 25 medical specialty societies that have committed to identifying five tests, treatments or medication therapies physicians and patients should question as appropriate.

Click here to read the full story on steps to reduce overutilization in Becker's Hospital Review.

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