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Grants Take Choosing Wisely® from Grasstops to Grassroots

The Choosing Wisely® campaign has attracted a lot of attention from the so-called “grasstops” in the form of physician leaders, policy makers, researchers, delivery system leaders, journal authors and the media. This top-down strategy was necessary given a political environment that invoked terms such as “rationing” and “death panels.” Yet, the “grasstops” strategy of the [...]

Physicians and Residents Climbing the Mt. Everest of Medical Waste

The ABIM Foundation’s “Putting the Charter into Practice” grant program is focused on advancing stewardship in health care delivery systems. In 2011, we awarded five grants of $20,000 each, and we’ve been excited to see the tremendous return on this investment.

Cost Awareness in Health Care: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Costs of Care, where this post was originally published, is a Boston-based nonprofit organization that helps caregivers deflate medical bills and provide high-value care. Learn more at www.CostsOfCare.org or follow them on Twitter (@CostsOfCare). “Nothing is as powerful as an idea whose time has come.” – Victor Hugo

Putting the Charter into Practice Grantee: American College of Physicians Center for Ethics and Professionalism

This is the final entry in a series of posts written by the ABIM Foundation’s Putting the Charter into Practice grantees, which describes their motivation to pursue projects related to stewardship of resources. The ACP Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee recently completed the sixth edition of the ACP Ethics Manual, published in the Annals [...]

Putting the Charter into Practice Grantee: Johns Hopkins Bayview

This is the fourth in a series of posts written by the ABIM’s Foundation’s Putting the Charter into Practice grantees, which describes their motivation to pursue projects related to stewardship of resources. Based on past experiences, both my co-investigator, Marc Larochelle, and I had an interest in improving stewardship of health care resources. Our paths [...]

Putting the Charter into Practice Grantee: University of Minnesota’s Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

This is the third in a series of posts written by the ABIM Foundation’s Putting the Charter into Practice grantees, which describes their motivation to pursue projects related to stewardship of resources. When you ask people why they want to be doctors, nearly every answer includes a variation on the theme “to help people.”  From [...]