Choosing Wisely Alberta
Reducing tests, treatments and procedures identified as being of low or no value for patient care.
Choosing Wisely Alberta (CWA) is part of a larger Canadian movement (Choosing Wisely Canada) to help physicians and patients engage in conversations about unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures.
About Choosing Wisely Alberta
Learn more about the Choosing Wisely program, get the latest news, meet our partners, or get involved!
Choosing Wisely Alberta priority topics
Five priority topics to improve quality of care, patient satisfaction and efficient use of health care resources; Low Back Pain Demonstration Project, Chronic Headaches, Minor Head Trauma, Blood Transfusion and Vitamin D Testing.
Choosing Wisely Alberta Resources
Using evidence based lists, talking with the public and physicians, and looking at environmental data from the Physician Learning Program, Choosing Wisely Alberta has developed the following resources to assist physicians in preventing unnecessary testing.
General Choosing Wisely Resources
Find general resources from Choosing Wisely, including Choosing Wisely Alberta faculty resources and the contents of the "Physician Bag: More Is Not Always Better," campaign such as posters, pamphlets and patient video.
Choosing Wisely Alberta News
Choosing Wisely Canada goes mobile
March 15, 2017
Choosing Wisely Canada has released a mobile app, available on Android and Apple platforms.