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Choosing Wisely - Implementation Symposium

EVENT: 30 Mar 2017

The symposium is aimed at doctors and all health professional groups and administrative staff and policy makers interested in the implementation of Choosing Wisely in New Zealand services.

Choosing Wisely

PUBLICATION: 20 Dec 2016, Building Leadership & Capability

In 2012 the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation launched Choosing Wisely® – a campaign with a goal of advancing a national dialogue on avoiding wasteful or unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures.

Choosing Wisely campaign launched in New Zealand

NEWS: 16 Dec 2016

On Wednesday 7 December a number of health sector leaders got together to launch the Choosing Wisely campaign New Zealand. Choosing Wisely focuses on reducing the number of unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures carried out on patients.

Hospitals increasingly turn to patients for advice

NEWS: 8 May 2015, Partners in Care

This article from Kaiser Health News discusses the role patients played in choosing a new USD$700million electronic health record system for Partners HealthCare, the largest health system in Massachusetts.

Hospital patients asked for feedback

NEWS: 4 Aug 2014, Health Quality Intelligence

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew is welcoming a new survey system which will ask hospital patients for their feedback.

Counties Manukau commended for report on maternity services

MEDIA RELEASE: 17 Feb 2014, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) has commended Counties Manukau Health for carrying out a report into women’s experiences of its maternity services.

Waikato DHB launches second national patient safety campaign topic

NEWS: 16 Oct 2013, Healthcare Associated Infections

Waikato District Health Board today joins each of the four DHB regions - Northern, Midlands, Central and South Island - to launch the second topic of the Open for better care national patient safety campaign: reducing harm from surgical site infections.

Preventing surgical site infections

NEWS: 16 Oct 2013, Healthcare Associated Infections

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew welcomes the second phase of the national patient safety campaign, Open for better care, which focuses on reducing harm from infections in patients following surgery.