Posted March 5, 2013

It's always great to read about new initiatives in healthcare, especially ones that not only involve helping our elderly, but focus on simplyfing things!  Which is why I wanted to share this artile from New Old Age with you.  What do you think about their list?

For the Elderly, Medical Procedures to Avoid

By PAULA SPAN

The Choosing Wisely campaign, an initiative by the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation in partnership with Consumer Reports, kicked off last spring. It is an attempt to alert both doctors and patients to problematic and commonly overused medical tests, procedures and treatments.

 

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