"Choose Wisely" adds 90 new tests, procedures to avoid

02/21/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

The "Choose Wisely" campaign added 17 medical groups to its roster, along with 90 additional tests, procedures and treatments that are overused and should be avoided in certain patient groups. The American Board of Internal Medicine project's goal is to get physicians and patients to use evidence-based guidelines in making health care decisions to avoid treatments and procedures that may cause more harm than good.

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