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The Action Group has been serving as an advocate for Choosing Wisely since its inception. This initiative of the ABIM Foundation seeks to advance a national dialogue on avoiding unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures. With an estimated $765 billion in health care system waste every year, it is essential to involve all stakeholders in reversing this unsustainable trend. Read more about the campaign here.

The Action Group is a long-time Choosing Wisely consumer communication partner, using and promoting the many diverse, patient-friendly, and free resources available to employers.

  • Promote the Choosing Wisely app: Over 500 specialty society recommendations and 150 patient-friendly resources are readily available through the app, available for iPhone/iPad and Android.
  • Employer support: Choosing Wisely offers employers no-cost guides, toolkits and resources to ensure employee engagement. View the many options here.

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