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Choosing Wisely | Five things physicians and patients should question in general internal medicine

2 Feb, 2023 | 15:08h | UTC

Society of General Internal Medicine: Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question

Commentary: Patients don’t need to be ‘checked for everything’ – Northwestern University

Related: Selection of the Top 36 International Choosing Wisely Recommendations by the Romanian Society of Internal Medicine

See complete lists of low-value practices: Choosing Wisely U.S. / Choosing Wisely UK / Choosing Wisely Australia AND Choosing Wisely Canada

 


Review | Choosing Wisely in pediatric healthcare

2 Feb, 2023 | 15:07h | UTC

Choosing Wisely in pediatric healthcare: A narrative review – Frontiers in Pediatrics

Related:

Choosing Wisely | Five things physicians and patients should question in the practice of pediatric emergency medicine.

Choosing Wisely: Nine pediatric otolaryngology recommendations.

Choosing Wisely in Pediatric Hospital Medicine: 5 New Recommendations to Improve Value.

Choosing Wisely: Five things clinicians and patients should question in Neurological Surgery in Children

Five things clinicians and patients should question in Pediatric Cardiology

Choosing Wisely: Five low-value or harmful practices that should be avoided in pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine

Choosing Wisely in Pediatric Hematology: Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question

Choosing Wisely in Pediatric Surgery: Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question

New Choosing Wisely List: American Academy of Pediatrics – Section on Rheumatology

Choosing Wisely: Committee on Infectious Diseases and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Choosing Wisely: Section on Nephrology and the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology

New Choosing Wisely Lists in Pediatrics: Things Physicians and Patients Should Question

New Choosing Wisely Recommendations – American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Endocrinology & Nurse Practitioner Association of Canada

See complete lists of low-value practices: Choosing Wisely U.S. / Choosing Wisely UK / Choosing Wisely Australia AND Choosing Wisely Canada

 


M-A | Effectiveness of outpatient geriatric rehabilitation after inpatient geriatric rehabilitation or hospitalization

15 Jan, 2023 | 19:48h | UTC

Effectiveness of outpatient geriatric rehabilitation after inpatient geriatric rehabilitation or hospitalisation: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Age and Ageing

 


Choosing Wisely | Five things physicians and patients should question in the practice of pediatric emergency medicine.

5 Dec, 2022 | 00:22h | UTC

American Academy of Pediatrics – Section on Emergency Medicine and the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians: Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question – Choosing Wisely

News release: Choosing Wisely: Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question in the Practice of Pediatric Emergency Medicine – American Academy of Pediatrics

See complete lists of low-value practices: Choosing Wisely U.S. / Choosing Wisely UK / Choosing Wisely Australia AND Choosing Wisely Canada

 


Opinion | Minimizing administrative harm: a key step to improving health care.

29 Nov, 2022 | 14:21h | UTC

Minimizing administrative harm: a key step to improving health care – STAT

 


Strategies for de-implementation of low-value care—a scoping review.

1 Nov, 2022 | 12:12h | UTC

Strategies for de-implementation of low-value care—a scoping review – Implementation Science

 


Cohort Study | A collaborative home-based palliative care intervention for patients with heart failure reduced the risk of dying in the hospital.

13 Oct, 2022 | 13:37h | UTC

Regional collaborative home-based palliative care and health care outcomes among adults with heart failure – Canadian Medical Association Journal

News Release: Collaborative home-based palliative care model helps people die at home rather than hospital – Canadian Medical Association Journal

Commentary: Home-Based Palliative Care for Heart Failure May Cut Risk for Dying in Hospital – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Viewpoint | Using behavioral economics to decrease operating room costs and promote better surgeon accountability.

29 Sep, 2022 | 13:28h | UTC

Using Behavioral Economics to Decrease Operating Room Costs and Promote Better Surgeon Accountability – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

 


Perspective | Same-day discharge after minimally invasive colectomy.

29 Sep, 2022 | 13:27h | UTC

Same-Day Discharge After Minimally Invasive Colectomy – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

 


Study shows that same-day home recovery for benign foregut surgery is safe and feasible for most patients.

23 Sep, 2022 | 13:07h | UTC

Same-Day Home Recovery for Benign Foregut Surgery – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cluster RCT | Effects of real-time prescription benefit recommendations on patient out-of-pocket costs.

19 Sep, 2022 | 12:47h | UTC

Effects of Real-time Prescription Benefit Recommendations on Patient Out-of-Pocket Costs: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Invited Commentary: Real-time Prescription Benefit Tools—The Promise and Peril – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | The hidden pandemic: the cost of postoperative complications.

6 Sep, 2022 | 14:13h | UTC

The Hidden Pandemic: the Cost of Postoperative Complications – Current Anesthesiology Reports

 


Incorporating productivity loss in health economic evaluations: a review of guidelines and practices worldwide.

1 Sep, 2022 | 11:41h | UTC

Incorporating productivity loss in health economic evaluations: a review of guidelines and practices worldwide for research agenda in China – BMJ Global Health

 


Systematic Review | Interventions to reduce computed tomography usage in the emergency department.

24 Aug, 2022 | 13:54h | UTC

A Systematic Review of Interventions to Reduce Computed Tomography Usage in the Emergency Department – Annals of Emergency Medicine

 


RCT | Antiseptic skin agents to prevent surgical site infection after incisional surgery.

8 Aug, 2022 | 11:54h | UTC

Antiseptic Skin Agents to Prevent Surgical Site Infection After Incisional Surgery: A Randomized, Three-armed Combined Non-inferiority and Superiority Clinical Trial (NEWSkin Prep Study) – Annals of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related:

Alcoholic chlorhexidine skin preparation or triclosan-coated sutures to reduce surgical site infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis of high-quality randomised controlled trials – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Reducing surgical site infections in low-income and middle-income countries (FALCON): a pragmatic, multicentre, stratified, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

 


Cochrane Collection | Achieving sustainable healthcare through deprescribing of unnecessary medications: making sense of the evidence.

8 Aug, 2022 | 11:50h | UTC

Achieving sustainable healthcare through deprescribing of unnecessary medications: making sense of the evidence – Cochrane Library

 


Viewpoint | Deimplementation of low-value care in surgery.

4 Aug, 2022 | 14:43h | UTC

Deimplementation of Low-Value Care in Surgery – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

 


M-A | Costs of multimorbidity.

20 Jul, 2022 | 12:06h | UTC

Costs of multimorbidity: a systematic review and meta-analyses – BMC Medicine

Related:

Variation in the estimated prevalence of multimorbidity: systematic review and meta-analysis of 193 international studies – BMJ Open

Italian guidelines on management of persons with multimorbidity and polypharmacy – Aging Clinical and Experimental Research

Management of High-Need, High-Cost Patients: A “Best Fit” Framework Synthesis, Realist Review, and Systematic Review – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Designing a High-Performing Health Care System for Patients with Complex Needs: Ten Recommendations for Policymakers – The Commonwealth fund

Effective Care for High-Need Patients: Opportunities for Improving Outcomes, Value, and Health – National Academy of Medicine

Systematic review of high-cost patients’ characteristics and healthcare utilization – BMJ Open

Effectiveness of interventions for managing multiple high-burden chronic diseases in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Canadian Medical Association Journal

Multimorbidity: a priority for global health research – The Academy of Medical Sciences

The global burden of multiple chronic conditions: A narrative review – Preventive Medicine Reports

Redesigning Care for High-Cost, High-Risk Patients – Harvard Business Review

Multimorbidity: clinical assessment and management – NICE Guideline

Multimorbidity in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease – American College of Cardiology, Latest in Cardiology

Richard Smith: The challenge of high need, high cost patients – The BMJ Blogs

Better Care for People with Complex Needs – Institute for Healthcare Improvement

 


Comparison of strategies to conserve iodinated intravascular contrast media for computed tomography during a shortage.

10 Jun, 2022 | 11:21h | UTC

Comparison of Strategies to Conserve Iodinated Intravascular Contrast Media for Computed Tomography During a Shortage – JAMA (free for a limited period)

News Release: Amid Global Shortage, Study Shows How to Cut Contrast Dye Use 83% – University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Covid-19: US hospitals continued to perform unnecessary surgeries during pandemic.

9 Jun, 2022 | 11:22h | UTC

Covid-19: US hospitals continued to perform unnecessary surgeries during pandemic – The BMJ

Original Report: Lown Institute. Hospital overuse during covid. 17 May 2022

 


Editorial: Appraising pay‐for‐performance in healthcare in low‐ and middle‐income countries through systematic reviews: reflections from two teams.

2 Jun, 2022 | 11:09h | UTC

Editorial: Appraising pay‐for‐performance in healthcare in low‐ and middle‐income countries through systematic reviews: reflections from two teams – Cochrane Library

Original Study: Paying for performance to improve the delivery of health interventions in low‐ and middle‐income countries – Cochrane Library AND

Summary: Paying for performance to improve the delivery of healthcare services in low- and middle-income countries – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Characterizing and quantifying low-value diagnostic imaging internationally: a scoping review.

26 May, 2022 | 10:48h | UTC

Characterizing and quantifying low-value diagnostic imaging internationally: a scoping review – BMC Medical Imaging

 


Cohort Study: Sustainability of a clinical decision support intervention for outpatient care for emergency department patients with acute pulmonary embolism.

17 May, 2022 | 10:44h | UTC

Sustainability of a Clinical Decision Support Intervention for Outpatient Care for Emergency Department Patients With Acute Pulmonary Embolism – JAMA Network Open

Related: Outpatient versus inpatient treatment for acute pulmonary embolism – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Opinion: Medicare’s bundled payment models—progress and pitfalls.

25 Apr, 2022 | 00:21h | UTC

Medicare’s Bundled Payment Models—Progress and Pitfalls – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Opinion | Aligning incentives for improving diagnostic excellence.

12 Apr, 2022 | 09:54h | UTC

Aligning Incentives for Improving Diagnostic Excellence – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


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