Additional Links

GET STARTED AND INSPIRED

Overuse Research Report

Results of an ABIM Foundation-commissioned survey to explore physician attitudes regarding the overuse of medical services in the United States.
 

Updates from the Field Monthly Newsletter

Includes examples of how organizations across the country are embracing and promoting the guidelines. You can view the newsletter online or sign up to have it emailed to you.
 

Videos about the Campaign

The videos feature various health care stakeholders discussing specific aspects of the campaign.
 

ABIM Grants

While 2015 grants have already been awarded, you can look at submission requirements and past awardees to get a head start on preparing a 2016 grant request.
 

EDUCATE AND ENGAGE CLINICIANS

List of Recommended Guidelines

An online tool that lets you search the list of 150+ “Things Providers and Patients Should Question” by the 30+ societies, by topic area/specialties, by keyword and more.
 

Physician Communication Modules

Use these interactive instructional modules from nine of the recommending societies to enhance physician and patient communication around the specialty recommendations. Each module includes role-playing videos that provide talking points for physicians.
 

Individual Society Websites

Many of the recommending societies have additional resources on their own websites. For example the American Academy of Neurology offers a Choosing Wisely podcast for CME credit and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology created its own role-playing videos with talking points for each of its recommendations. You can find links to all the society websites on the Partner page of the ABIM Foundations’ Choosing Wisely website.
 

EDUCATE AND ENGAGE PATIENTS

Employer Toolkit

Created by the National Business Coalition on Health, this resource is for employers to help them educate their employees about the importance of engaging their clinician in conversations about avoiding unnecessary care.