Choosing Wisely® is an initiative of the ABIM Foundation that seeks to advance a national dialogue on avoiding unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures by promoting conversations between patients and clinicians. Learn more about the national Choosing Wisely campaign here.
The Connecticut Choosing Wisely Collaborative (CCWC) is the recognized and trusted convener for the promotion and adoption of Choosing Wisely principles and practices by key stakeholders in Connecticut.
On October 1, 2020, the CCWC officially wound down the collaborative after a six-year run as it met its mission of increasing awareness of the Choosing Wisely campaign throughout Connecticut. Please read a summary of the work we have done and the accomplishments this group has made in shining a light on the need to reduce low-value care throughout the state outlined in The Connecticut Choosing Wisely® Collaborative: 2014-2020 Impacts and Insights final report. Also, read about the recommendations we have made for other organizations that may be considering the establishment of a similar initiative.
The CCWC acted on its vision by initiating and supporting efforts to set and achieve specific measurable goals for implementing Choosing Wisely by and for the benefit of: